Dumfries, Scotland. Former seaport where Robert Burns lived before his death in 1796. This market town and former royal burgh is situated close to the Solway Firth, near the mouth of the River Nith.
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Dumfries and Galloway. An Illustrated Architectural Guide. Dumfries and Galloway is a distinctive, delightful and richly varied land, set between the hills of the Southern Uplands, and the Solway Firth and Irish Sea. Its buildings are linked to great names in Scottish history St Ninian, Robert the Bruce, the Lady Devorguilla, Robert Burns, Thomas Carlyle and James Clerk Maxwell among them and with influential architects, including James Smith, the Adam family, William Burn and David Bryce. A microcosm of Scotland, this lesser-know region demands investigation. This guide leads the way, and invites the reader to explore further. Dumfries and Galloway: An Illustrated Architectural Guide (RIAS Series of Illustrated Architectural Guides to Scotland).