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Barlin Communal Cemetery Extension

Gazetteer No. G0373

Date 1922

Address Barlin, Pas de Calais France


The surviving Report Sheet reveals the manner of co-operation between Principal Architect and the Architect in France, as well as the involvement of the Commission’s Botanical, Horticultural and other advisers. Lutyens’s comments read ‘The stone Quoins might be omitted with advantage & a stone plinth substituted on a level with the 2nd step. 2 posts on gateway instead of one. I regret the block on the cornice. The roof might be simplified and it would gain in dignity – with a lower pitch, in stone.’ Barlin C.C.E. contains 1095 British graves, 97 French and 13 German. It was constructed in 1922. (Amery et al, 1981, Cat no.294)


Amery, C., Richardson, M. and Stamp, G., (1981) Lutyens, the Work of the English Architect Sir Edwin Lutyens (1869-1944): Hayward Gallery London, 18 November 1981 – 31 January 1982. London: Arts Council of Great Britain.

Also Cited In

Geurst, J. (2010) Cemeteries of the Great War by Sir Edwin Lutyens. Rotterdam: 010 Publishers.

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Imperial War Graves Commission