Arnold

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ARNOLD

Incorporated into: 1974 Gedling

Arms (crest) of Arnold

Official blazon

Arms : Per chevron barry way of six Argent and Azure and Gules in chief two Arrows erect proper flighted of the third and in base an Oak Tree fructed and eradicated Or.
Crest : On a Wreath Or and Gules issuant from a Circlet composed of eight Fleurs-de-Lis Or an Eagle rising Gules.
Motto: 'ALTA SENTENTIA' - With high purpose

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on February 26, 1948.

The white and blue wavy bars refer to Daybrook, the red background for Redhill and the oak for Woodthorpe all places within the District. The arrows allude to the ajoining Forest of Sherwood.

The crest refers to the derivation of the name of Arnold - Ernehale in the Domesday Book, which is taken to mean "the valley of eagles".Literature:


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