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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