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Burns Cottage
Title: Burns Cottage
Description: Burns Cottage is part of the Burns National Heritage Park in Alloway. Robert Burns is Scotlands national poet who lived in the 18th century. His famous tales include such characters as Tam o' Shanter and his songs include Amazing Grace. Burns was born here on the 25th January 1759 and lived in this cottage until he was seven. It was built by William Burns, his father, and contains four rooms.
Date: September 2011
Burns Cottage - Door
Title: Burns Cottage - Door
Description: Detail of the main door and sign.
Date: September 2011
Burns Cottage - Rear View
Title: Burns Cottage - Rear View
Description: Inside the cottage the times of Burns are recreated along with a room for his animals. Outside, the gardens reflect the need to grow their own food. This view shows the rear of the cottage.
Date: September 2011
Burns Cottage - Rear View
Title: Burns Cottage - Rear View
Description: This view shows the smallholding walls for containing chickens and other animals.
Date: September 2011
Burns Cottage
Title: Burns Cottage
Description: The famous view from the 1980s which you can compare with the later pictures, above.
Date: July 1985
Burns Cottage - Rear View
Title: Burns Cottage - Rear View
Description: This picture was taken from the cottage gardens.
Date: July 1985
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