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Newington Primary School, Dumfriesshire

As part of our work with the UK Parliament to create the fantastic Parliament Square display for the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta, we are showcasing each of the flags created by school children from throughout the country. This flag design comes from Newington Primary School, Dumfriesshire.

The submitted design 1424780711630b9ad08ad6207a08e511044f3de52eadf-extralarge

Region: Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale

Position: 74 (See Parliament Square map)

Photo of flag flying © Flagmakers.

The finished flag 74-dumfriesshire-newington-primary-school

“The parts of the shield in the middle represent: Top – castles and royal burghs Middle – sheaves of corn for farming Bottom: water for the 3 main rivers which all begin from the same source The stripes are coloured purple for the royalty and green for land (and part of Dumfriesshire and Tweeddale regional colours). Designed by Newington’s Primary 7 pupils.”

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