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St. Michael's Churchyard

St. Michael's Churchyard Review

When he died in 1796, poet Robert Burns was buried in a modest grave in St. Michael's Churchyard. English poet William Wordsworth, visiting a few years later, was horrified by the small gravestone and raised money to build this much grander monument.

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  • Address: 39 Cardiness St., Dumfries, DG1 3AL | Map It
  • Phone: 01387/253849
  • Location: Dumfries
Updated: 10-08-2013

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