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Tartan Details - Cumbernauld

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

STA ref: 1566
STWR ref: 1566
Designer: Gordon, Frank Noel
Tartan date: 01/06/1987
Registration date: This tartan was recorded prior to the launch of The Scottish Register of Tartans.
Category: District
Registration notes: Scottish Tartans Society notes and Cumbernauld press release: Designed by Frank Gordon, kiltmaker of Condorrat, Cumbernauld. The Cumbernauld tartan is the same as the MacKenzie, except for a change in the colour scheme. Ancient green was incorporated with modern blue, black and red to represent a new thriving community, proud of its heritage. Cumbernauld is one of Scotlands new towns. Designed by Frank Noel Gordon 10/06/1987 for the Cumbernauld Development Corporation.
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