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Westminster Abbey


Gazetteer No. G0545

Date 1942

Address London, Greater London SW1P 3JX England


Lutyens prepared these preliminary designs for a Gothic style addition to Westminster Abbey very late in his life. He planned a square building with a low central octagonal spire. The designs were exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1943. (Amery et al, 1981, Cat no.283)


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.

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