Ecclefechan, Dumfriesshire

The birthplace of Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881). He is buried in the churchyard. Arched House, built by his father, is where he was born and lived until 1806. It has some memorabilia and is now a National Trust for Scotland museum. There is a statue.

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To see an Ordnance Survey map click at THIS LINK


Gazetteer Index Main MacTutor index

An extract from The Mathematical Gazetteer of the British Isles created by David Singmaster

The original site is at THIS LINK