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Dirleton, War Memorial. - geograph.org.uk - 164565

Dirleton is ae village an parish in East Lothian, Scotland aboot 20 mile (32 km) east o Edinburgh oan the A198. Dirleton lies atween Berrick (east), Guillan (wast), Fenton Barns (sooth) an the Yellowcraigs Nature Reserve, Archerfield Estate an the Firth o Forth (north). Guillan parish wis eikit tae Dirleton parish in 1612 by an Act o Parliament fur "Golyn (as it was anciently spelt) is ane decaying toun, and Dirleton is ane thriven place."[1]

Two Weeks in September[eedit | eedit soorce]

The 1967 British-French picture Two Weeks in September (French: À Cœur Joie) wis filmt in the area. The picture starred Brigitte Bardot an Laurent Terzieff an wis directed bi Serge Bourguignon. Scenes fur the picture wur shot oan location in Dirleton Castle an oan the beach at Gullane in September 1966. The cast bided at the Open Arms Hotel in Dirleton.[2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Martine, John, Fourteen Parish of the County of Haddington, Edinburgh, 1890, p.52
  2. https://www.bfi.org.uk/films-tv-people/4ce2b6bbced7a