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BROMSGROVE

Additions : 1974 Bromsgrove RDC
Parish councils : Clent

Arms (crest) of Bromsgrove

Official blazon

Arms : Vert a Crozier Or and a Connecting Rod in saltire threaded by a Sickle the handle in base proper.
Crest :On a Wreath of the Colours on a Grassy Mount within a Grove of Beech Trees all proper a Boar statant Vert armed and unguled Or.
Motto: 'BY SERVICE WE GOVERN'

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on November 12, 1975.

The arms are mainly based on the older arms of the Bromsgrove Rural District Council. The main additions to these older arms are :

The addition of the connecting rod, which symbolises the modern industry in the district, particularly the motor works in the town.

The addition of a boar to the crest. The boar symbolises the Bromsgrove Boar, subject of a medieval myth, when Bromsgrove stood in a forest.


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Literature : Image and information provided by the Bromsgrove District Council