Font Size

100% 150% 200%

Background Colour

Default Contrast
Close Reset

All our staffed properties, sites and offices, including the HES Archives and Library, are currently closed, but we’re working on plans to gradually reopen. In the meantime, you can access our services online. Find out more.

Gullane Sands, Aberlady Bay

Anti Tank Blocks (Second World War), Bombing Range Marker (Second World War)

Site Name Gullane Sands, Aberlady Bay

Classification Anti Tank Blocks (Second World War), Bombing Range Marker (Second World War)

Canmore ID 238827

Site Number NT48SE 150

NGR NT 4522 8151

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


Ordnance Survey licence number 100057073. All rights reserved.
Canmore Disclaimer. © Copyright and database right 2020.

Toggle Aerial | View on large map

Administrative Areas

  • Council East Lothian
  • Parish Dirleton
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District East Lothian
  • Former County East Lothian

Archaeology Notes

NT48SE 150 4522 8151

See also NT48SE 8008.

(Location established by GPS as NT 45221 81510). This target indicator is set between the two midget submarines NT48SE 8008 in the intertidal sands of Aberlady Bay. It is about 1100m NNW of Aberlady Point and 1800m SSW of Gullane Point, and about 100m from the water's edge at Low Water Neap tides.

The structure comprises one anti-tank block on top of four others buried in sand; four metal post stanchions are set around. It may fall within Aberlady parish, the boundary between Aberlady and Dirleton parishes being here undefined.

Visited by RCAHMS (DRE, RJCM), 22 February 2003.


MyCanmore Image Contributions

Contribute an Image

MyCanmore Text Contributions