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Robert Burns Statue

181 Manifold St, Camperdown, Victoria 3260, Australia
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Good quick history lesson

The Robert Burns Statue is located in the Corangamite Shire office and has had restoration work... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2016
Peter W
The Great Man

The statue of Robert Burns sitting with his dog is situated inside the council offices, away from... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2016
Rooboy2014
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Emerald, Australia
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9 Sep 2016
“Good quick history lesson”
22 May 2016
“The Great Man”
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181 Manifold St, Camperdown, Victoria 3260, Australia
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Reviewed 10 September 2016

The Robert Burns Statue is located in the Corangamite Shire office and has had restoration work done after some past vandalism attempts. Has a story to go with the statue and is worth a photo if you're in the area.

Thank Peter W
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Reviewed 23 May 2016

The statue of Robert Burns sitting with his dog is situated inside the council offices, away from the weather and vandals. It is disappointing we have people who cannot leave things alone and have to vandalise. Fortunately it has been restored to give an idea...More

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Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

An interesting statue that is worth a look of stopping in town. It's not often you see something like this in a council office

Thank Benjamin S
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Reviewed 12 December 2015

You'll find Robbie Burns sitting in the foyer of the Camperdown Shire offices. A fantastic bit of restoration undertaken after The Baird was damaged by vandals, he now sits in the window quietly contemplating life!

Thank CountryKitHomes
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Reviewed 20 March 2015

As a Scot I was thrilled by the care that has been taken over preserving this early statue. It is now protected, but also has a fine push button info board. A little image of the statue needs to be placed on the original plinth...More

Thank f2s
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Reviewed 17 March 2015

This is claimed to be the earliest statue anywhere of Robert Burns. It shows the poet sitting with his dog, Luath, and is based on an early painting of the Burns by his friend, Peter Taylor, in Edinburgh 1786. It was sculpted by John Greenshields...More

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