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The Whim, Whim Road, Gullane

A Category C Listed Building in Dirleton, East Lothian

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Latitude: 56.0343 / 56°2'3"N

Longitude: -2.8441 / 2°50'38"W

OS Eastings: 347499

OS Northings: 682699

OS Grid: NT474826

Mapcode National: GBR 2P.RWGG

Mapcode Global: WH7TJ.8LXD

Plus Code: 9C8V25M4+P9

Entry Name: The Whim, Whim Road, Gullane

Listing Name: Gullane, Whim Road, the Whim

Listing Date: 7 December 1988

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 331952

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1392

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dirleton

County: East Lothian

Electoral Ward: North Berwick Coastal

Parish: Dirleton

Traditional County: East Lothian

Tagged with: Folly

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Late 18th century. Small round tower folly/lookout post
on Gullane Hill. Rubble, formerly harled. Rubble
boundary wall abutting to S and NE. Projecting porch at E.
3 lights under eaves with 4-pane glazing to sash and case
windows. Slated cone roof with decorative cast-iron finial.

Statement of Interest

Overlooks golf links and the Firth of Forth. Formerly

belonged to Whim House (demolished), and currently lies in

the grounds of The Roundel, Whim Road. Marked as "wheem" and

the property of "Darg Esq" on Forrest's map.

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