Boston RDC

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BOSTON (rural district council)

Incorporated into : 1974 Boston (Borough)

Arms (crest) of Boston RDC

Official blazon

Arms : Bendy wavy of six Or and Azure on a Chief Sable a Garb between two Pairs of Windmill sails Gold.
Crest : On a Wreath of the Colours a demi Lion guardant Or ducally crowned Azure supporting a Crosier Argent.
Motto: 'SERVE WITH AMITY'

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on December 1, 1953.

The chief has a garb between windmill sails, refer to the characteristic Dutch-type draining of the area and the fertile fields.

The waves symbolise the River Witham and other minor watercourses.


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