Banner o Caithness

The Caithness banner is the banner fur the Caithness coonty. It wis pitten on the Banner Institute as the offeecial banner fur the coonty in 2016.[1] The banner wis first shawn bi the Laird Lyon, Dr Joseph Morrow, at a ceremony in Caithness Hoose, Wick on the 26 Januar 2016. The Nordic ruid design is fur the auncient ties wi the county tae the Vikings.[2] The black is a thrawback tae the county's geology wi the famous Caithness flagstone, whaurbyes the gowd an blue is fur the beaches an sea respective-like, shawin the maritime naitur o the coonty and its heritage. The tradeetional emblem fur Caithness, a galley, is pitten ontae the first quarter, wi a corbie pitten on its sail as it is shawn in the coonty's cievic airms.

Adoptit26 Januar 2016
DesignSable, a Nordic ruid Azure fimbriated Or, an on a canton a galley proper Or chairged wi a corbie sable

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  1. "VIDEO - New Caithness flag unveiled at Wick ceremony" [VIDEO - New Caithness Banner shawn at Wick ceremony] (in Inglis). John O'Groats Journal and Caithness Courier. Archived frae the original on 6 Februar 2017.
  2. "Winner of Caithness flag competition announced". BBC News. 26 Januar 2016. Retrieved 6 Februar 2021.