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Ventosilla y Tejadilla (Municipality, Castilla y León, Spain)

Last modified: 2015-01-17 by ivan sache
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Presentation of Ventosilla y Tejadilla

The municipality of Ventosilla y Tejadilla (38 inhabitants in 2009; 598 ha; unofficial webpage) is located in the east of Segovia Province, 50 km from Segovia. The municipality is made of the three villages of Ventosilla (capital), Las Casas Altas and (y) Tejadilla.
Ventosilla got its name either as a windy (ventoso) place or for a famous inn (venta) once located there. The settlement is of Visigothic remote origin, as evidenced by a necropolis.
Tejadilla got its name for tiles (tejas), indicating that the villagers might have used tiles for their roofs instead of wood and straw more commonly used in the region.

Ivan Sache, 4 February 2011

Symbols of Ventosilla y Tejadilla

The flag and arms (image) of Ventosilla y Tejadilla are prescribed by a Decree adopted on 17 December 2000 by the Municipal Council, signed on 27 December 2000 by the Mayor, and published on 3 April 2002 in the official gazette of Castilla y León, No. 63, p. 4,061 (text).
The symbols are described as follows:

Flag: Quadrangular flag, with proportions 1:1, red with a yellow diagonal stripe running from the upper hoist to the lower fly, of height 1/5 of the flag's hoist. In the middle of the flag is placed the municipal coat of arms, surmounted with a Royal crown.
Coat of arms: Per fess, 1. Vert three ewes argent, 2a. Or a helmet azure, 2b. Gules a castle argent port and windows azure ensigned with a cross or. The shield surmounted with a Royal crown or.

Ivan Sache, 1 February 2011