Basic Site Details

Name: High Walls
Town, district or village: Gullane
City or county: East Lothian
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: A Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Now a hotel.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Grey Walls  
Item 2 of 2GreywallsYes 

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Country House  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Duncur RoadYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 61901   
Item 2 of 61906  Sold to William James, another Lutyens client
Item 3 of 61911  Enlarged by Lorimer for Mrs James. (Kitchen and dining room on north since burnt out)
Item 4 of 61924  Sold to Lt Col Sir James Horlick
Item 5 of 61946 AdditionPlans dated for garden room for occupational therapy
Item 6 of 6c. 1947  Sold to Col John Weaver

People

Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 5Edwin Landseer LutyensArchitectA1901 With Gertrude Jekyll
Item 2 of 5(Sir) Robert Stodart LorimerArchitectB1911 Additions (Kitchen and dining room on north since burnt out)
Item 3 of 5Edwin Landseer LutyensArchitectB1911 Additions (Kitchen and dining room on north since burnt out) with Lorimer
Item 4 of 5Leadbetter, Fairley & ReidArchitectural practiceC1946 Garden room for occupational therapy
Item 5 of 5Robert Stirling ReidArchitectC1946 Garden room for occupational therapy

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 2James, WilliamClient for 1911 enlargement (for Mrs James)
Item 2 of 2Lyttelton, Alfred MP 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2McWilliam, Colin1978Lothian (The Buildings of Scotland)  pp228-229
Item 2 of 2Wodehouse, Lawrence1980Lutyens and Baillie Scott in Scotland 'Seer' (Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art magazine), No. 3, 3 June 1980, pp50-53 

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Architectural Review1923no53 p138
Item 2 of 2Country Life1911no30 p374

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register1337 
Item 2 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSCowie and Seaton Collection CSE 1940/24/1
Item 3 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSLorimer and Matthew Collection LOR G/22
Item 4 of 4Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of ScotlandCanmore136842