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14 November 2018
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Tartan Details - Devon

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

STA ref: 1284
STWR ref: 1284
Designer: Sheard, Roy
Tartan date: 01/01/1990
Registration date: This tartan was recorded prior to the launch of The Scottish Register of Tartans.
Category: District
Restrictions:
Registration notes: The Devon Original and Devon Companion owe their origin to the success of the Cornish St Piran sett, which was woven by Coldharbour Mill in the early 1980's. The Accreditation Certificate was presented to the Mayor of Barnstaple in 1991. In a poem describing the tartan, Miss M. Miles says, "So, in the mind, Devon's beauty is retrieved By contemplating Devon's tartan's weave."
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Where tartans were recorded before the establishment of the Scottish Register of Tartans (SRT) on 5 February 2009, the original Scottish Tartans Authority (STA) and the Scottish Tartans World Register (STWR) reference numbers have been retained. The new SRT reference number can be found in the address box on your browser (url).

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