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Gullane, Hill Road Corner House, East Corner House, Garage and Boundary Wall

A Category B Listed Building in Dirleton, East Lothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.0355 / 56°2'7"N

Longitude: -2.8439 / 2°50'38"W

OS Eastings: 347513

OS Northings: 682830

OS Grid: NT475828

Mapcode National: GBR 2P.RP21

Mapcode Global: WH7TJ.9K0H

Entry Name: Gullane, Hill Road Corner House, East Corner House, Garage and Boundary Wall

Listing Date: 5 February 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 331900

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1357

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dirleton

County: East Lothian

Electoral Ward: North Berwick Coastal

Traditional County: East Lothian

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Description

Sir Robert Lorimer, 1912. 2-storey and attic house with
basement to E on falling ground. Random rubble with
galetting. Slate hanging to canted bay. 1st floor
windows under eaves. 1st floor projecting slightly at S
elevation. Originally one house, now divided. 1st floor
offset at intervals.
S (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: L-plan with 2 projecting bays in
re-entrant angle, with doorway on W return. Lean-to
conservatory addition on rubble base to outer with French
windows behind. Service door to advanced right wing
flanked by 2 windows at ground. Variety of windows and
sizes, single bi and tripartite. Piend-roofed bipartite
dormers at intervals.
N (GARDEN) ELEVATION: U-plan. Irregular and altered
openings. Doorway off-centre to left with stair window
above. Full-height 4-light broad shallow canted bays to
advanced outer ends. Dormers as above.
E ELEVATION: 3-storey and attic. Asymmetrical openings
and double door off-centre to left. Unfortunate
flat-roofed service court projecting at outer left.
Small-pane glazing to casement windows with some
unhappy modern windows inserted. Slate hung dormers.
Rubble stacks. Distinctive large Caithness slates.
GARAGE: galetted rubble, rectangular plan single garage,
1912. Slate piend roof swept down at W end, garage
doors at E end. NE angle chamfered and mitred to
square by eaves. N elevation blank; 3 small lights to S
elevation.
Random rubble boundary walls and parapet to driveway
by rising ground to S and W.

Statement of Interest

Commissioned by R O Pitman. Last of group of 3 houses

designed in similar materials on falling ground, between 1910

and 1912, see Coldstones and Whatton Lodge, listed

separately.

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