History of Leith, Edinburgh

December 27, 2006

Clean-up will see the bronze Bard lose his Hibernian hue

FOR years, it has been a distinctive green beacon – and something of a Hibee icon – standing in the heart of Leith.

But now the corroded bronze statue of Scots poet Robert Burns is to lose its Hibernian-tinted sheen when council workers give it a long-awaited clean-up. for more click here

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