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Burnsiana

Alloway Kirk

Description:
The setting for the macabre scenes of dancing witches and the piping Deil witnessed by Tam O'Shanter in Burns' best loved poem is actually a picturesque little church which was featured in Francis Grose's book 'Antiquities of Scotland', at Burns' insistance.  It was in fact this book that the poem was written for.
Place of Production:
Alloway village, nr. Ayr
Materials/Media:
glass plate slide
Source:
Dean Castle
Accession number:
GL.R1255
Digital Number:
EAGP178n
Creation Date:
1912
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Council