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Tartan Details - Glen Moriston Estate Check

The information held within The Scottish Register of Tartans for the "Glen Moriston Estate Check" tartan is shown below. 

STA ref: 7331
STWR ref: none
Designer: Not Specified
Tartan date: 01/01/1840
Registration date: This tartan was recorded prior to the launch of The Scottish Register of Tartans.
Category: District
Restrictions:
Registration notes: Lady Caroline, Countess of Seafield adopted this check in the 1840s for her estate immediately to the west of Glenurquhart. 'It is a simple gun club but of a most unusual colour. The ground is white, the two alternating colours being a pale slate Lovat and navy blue giving a very cold general effect as compared with the generally warm tones of most of the district checks.' E S Harrison in his 1968 book 'Our Scottish District Checks.'
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