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Location type: City
Location address: UK, Scotland, Annan
Number of texts: 3
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Annan (Scottish Gaelic: Inbhir Anainn) is a town and former royal burgh in Dumfries and Galloway, south-west Scotland. Its public buildings include Annan Academy, of which the writer Thomas Carlyle was a pupil, and a Georgian building now known as “Bridge House”. The Town Hall was built in Victorian style in 1878, using the local sandstone. Annan also features a Historic Resources Centre. In Port Street, some of the windows remain blocked up to avoid paying the window tax.

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The writer Thomas Carlyle is linked to the town of Annan. He was a pupil of the Annan Academy.

Linked themes: Literature

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Did you know that windows of houses in Annan remain blocked to avoid paying the window tax. You can see a few of these houses in Port Street.

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