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Tartan Details - Langholm

The information held within The Scottish Register of Tartans for the "Langholm" tartan is shown below. 

Reference: 12973
Designer: Miller, Alan
Tartan date: 01/10/2020
Registration date: 10 November 2020
Category: District
Restrictions: Yes.
Permission must be sought from the designer to weave this tartan.
Copyright rests with the designer.

Registration notes: A tartan for Langholm, also known as ‘The Muckle Toun’. The design is based on the Armstrong tartan sett, Armstrong being a local Clan, using colours that are intended to represent the town: green and purple represent the surrounding hills and purple heather which can be seen during the summer months; red and navy are the colours of Langholm Rugby Club the oldest club in the borders founded in 1871; red, navy, white and yellow are all present in the Burgh Standard (Flag) which can be seen on the last Friday of July each year which is carried on horseback by the elected cornet and grey represents Langholm’s rich history in the textile industry which dates back to the late 1700’s.
Registrant details: Mr Alan Miller, 13 Whitaside, Langholm, Dumfriesshire, Scotland, DG13 0JS
[email protected]
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