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Pub Sign Board from Burns Cottage when it was an Inn

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Pub Sign Board for the Cottage when it was used as an Inn

Introduction:
Robert Burns (1759-96) Scotland's National Poet was born in a small thatched cottage in Alloway, Ayrshire, the son of a market gardener who feued 7 acres locally. During a short period the farmer poet composed a wealth of songs and poems. He died in died in Dumfries of heart disease aged only 37 years.
Image Rights Holder:
National Trust for Scotland
Ref:
BMT20
Project:
198:The History of Robert Burns at Alloway
Material:
Wood
What:
Pub Sign Board from Burns Cottage when it was an Inn
Subject:
In recent years the sign has been restored and is now on display on the verandah of the Museum at Burns Cottage in Alloway.
Who:
Robert Burns (poet)
When:
1800's
Where:
The Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, South Ayrshire
Background:
In recent years the sign has been restored and is now on display on the verandah of the Museum at Burns Cottage in Alloway.
Description:
This pub sign board was on display in front of the Cottage pub annex in Alloway for many years during the 19th century. The annex containing a local inn was demolished in 1898 and a new museum was built