Flag of Middlesex

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Middlesex
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Name Banner of arms of Middlesex County Council
Proportion 3:5
Adopted 1909
Design Gold crown and three short notched swords on a red background
Designed by Traditional

The flag of Middlesex is the flag of the English county of Middlesex. It is the traditional flag of Middlesex, the historic county that forms the heart of London.[1] This traditional design is included in the Flag Institute's registry of local flags as the Middlesex Flag.[1]

Flag design[edit]

The flag is a banner of the arms of the former Middlesex County Council, abolished in 1965. Whilst such banners of county arms are legally not generally available for public use, a similar design had been used traditionally as a local badge in Middlesex and neighbouring Essex for centuries.

The pantone colours for the flag are:[1]

  • Red 485
  • White
  • Yellow 116

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