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Gullane, Whim Road, Whiteholm

A Category B Listed Building in Dirleton, East Lothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.0334 / 56°2'0"N

Longitude: -2.8417 / 2°50'30"W

OS Eastings: 347644

OS Northings: 682597

OS Grid: NT476825

Mapcode National: GBR 2P.RX35

Mapcode Global: WH7TJ.BM12

Entry Name: Gullane, Whim Road, Whiteholm

Listing Date: 7 December 1988

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 331953

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1393

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, 1906. 2-storey, T-plan 'Colinton
Cottage' style house. Harled with snecked rubble base
course and ashlar cills. Timber mullions to windows.
S ELEVATION: 3-bay. 2 full-height rectangular projecting
windowed bays, bridged to form loggia at centre by swept
roof. Modern enclosure to loggia. 1st floor bays
slate-hung with decorative fish-scale diamond detail and
bell-cast roofs adjoining main pitch.
E ELEVATION: doorway with ashlar surround and
decorative ogee pediment in re-entrant angle of recessed
and lower N wing. E gable projects with stack breaking
eaves to right of gablehead. Ashlar triangle and blind
slit adorning gablehead. Variety of window sizes and
details.
Single storey service wing to N. Small-pane glazing to
casement windows. Harled stacks with ashlar coping.
Slated roofs.
INTERIOR: well-preserved original details.

Statement of Interest

Commissioned by A Spittiswoode Ritchie. Sited to overlook

Links. Form of canted bays also evident at Lorimer's houses

at Bridge of Teith and Lundie, Arncroach. Combination of

harling, slates and fish-scale details also seen at Marly

Knowe, North Berwick. Contemporary garage to N by Lorimer.

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