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Incorporated into : 1974 Rossendale

Arms (crest) of Haslingden

Official blazon

Arms : Quarterly Or and Argent on a Fesse wavy Azure between a Lion rampant Purpure holding between the paws a Cinquefoil Ermine in the first quarter six Eagles displayed three two and one Gules in the centre chief point a Rose of the last barbed and seeded proper in the second a Cogwheel Sable in the third a Pickaxe in bend surmounting a Spade in bend sinister entwined by a Chain in arch all proper in the fourth a Shuttle fessewise of the first tipped and furnished with the thread pendent of the second.
Crest : On a Wreath of the Colours upon a Mount a Rock thereon a Moorcock holding in the beak a Sprig of Hazel between two Branches of Hazel fructed all proper.


The arms were officially granted on March 25, 1892.

The fess and lower part of the arms show symbols of the town's industry - a weaving shuttle, a cogwheel, a miner's pick and spade and a length of chain. The top of the shield has features from the arms of local families and the red rose of Lancashire.

The dove in the crest is holding a branch of hazel, in reference to the town's name.

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Literature : Image and information provided by Laurence Jones