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Highland Mary
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The statue in 2015
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Coordinates 55°56′44″N 4°55′23″W / 55.945680°N 4.923193°W / 55.945680; -4.923193
Location Castle Hill
Argyll and Bute
Designer David Watson Stevenson
Type Statue
Material Bronze
Opening date 1896
Dedicated to Mary Campbell

Highland Mary is a Category B listed monument in Dunoon, Scotland, dedicated to Mary Campbell, the lover of Robert Burns.

The statue, unveiled on 21 July 1896, the centenary of Burns' death, and made of bronze, was sculpted by David Watson Stevenson. It stands, facing southeast, on a round ashlar pedestal with an octagonal cap and base. It is inscribed Burns Highland Mary.

A reduced size (96 cm (38 in)) plaster copy of the statue is held in the Robert Burns Birthplace Museum in South Ayrshire.

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