Calne (Wiltshire)

Flag Type:  Town Flag
Flag Date:  24th September 2009
Flag Designer:  Kevin Hatchman
Adoption Route:  Public Competition
UK Design Code:  UNKG7507
Aspect Ratio:  3:5
Pantone® Colours:  White, Yellow 123, Blue 286, Green 355
Certification:  Flag Institute Chief Vexillologist, Graham Bartram
Notes: 

The Calne Flag is a community flag proclaiming the unique identity of this Wiltshire town.

The blue fly represents the river Marden which flows through the town.

The green hoist evokes the surrounding countryside, with a white stripe symbolising the underlying chalk of the landscape.

The gold band linking the colours celebrates Dr Joseph Priestley’s discovery of oxygen in Doctor’s Pond in 1774.

The following communities in Wiltshire have registered flags: Calne and Pewsey.

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