Robert Burns clock, Annan
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Above the entrance to the Cafe Royal on the Main Street in Annan is clock in memory of Robert Burns.

The clock can be seen in the top left of the picture above the Cafe Royal

The clock can be seen in the top left of the picture above the Cafe Royal

The clock features gold numerals with a green face.

Carved into the stonework below the clock is the following text.

In the year 1792 while staying in the house which occupied this site. Robert Burns wrote the poem The Deil’s Awa’ wi’ th’ Exciseman. 1759-1959

Robert Burns was a poet and lyricist.  He is often known as the national poet of Scotland.