Flag of Oxfordshire
|Name||St Frideswide Cross|
|Adopted||Not yet adopted|
|Design||Quarterly vert and azure a cross argent|
|Designed by||The Oxfordshire Association|
The flag is named the 'St Frideswide Cross', honouring a local saint. The green background represents the fields and woodlands of the county; the blue symbolises the River Thames. It was designed[when?] by Edward Keene and Michael Garber of the Oxfordshire Association, in conjunction with the Flag Institute’s Graham Bartram. The flag has been flown above the Department for Communities and Local Government.
An alternative commercially available flag exists, based on a banner of the coat of arms of the Oxfordshire County Council.
- Association of British Counties. "County flag proposals". Retrieved 13 January 2012.[permanent dead link]
- Department for Communities and Local Government (28 March 2011). "Oxfordshire flag flies at Department for Communities and Local Government". Retrieved 5 March 2012.