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The Story of


Old Toll House Crafts takes inspiration from the landscape and wildlife of South West Scotland and the writing of the National Bard Robert Burns who made his home in Dumfries from 1788.  The Toll House was built in 1758 to receive the tolls from travellers crossing the neighbouring bridge on the main route to Glasgow.  It was a licensed premises in the time of Robert Burns and no doubt he visited it in his role as a gauger or excise man.  All the crafts are produced by hand in this atmospheric historic building.

Most of the products are made using felt art embellished with hand embroidery.  We hope you enjoy your purchase and it brings a little bit of Scottish heritage to your home.

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