Renfrew (District)

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RENFREW DISTRICT COUNCIL

Additions : 1975 Barrhead, Johnstone, Paisley, Renfrew
Incorporated into : 1996 Renfrewshire Area Council

Arms of Renfrew (District)

Official blazon

Azure, a lymphad, sails furled Argent, on a shield Or pendant from the mast a fess chequy of the First and Second.
Above the Shield is placed a coronet appropriate to a statutory District, videlicet:-a circlet richly chased, from which are issuant eight thistle-heads (three and two halves visible) Or.

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on September 30, 1976.

The Council has been allowed to take over the arms (minus crest and motto) of the Renfrew County Council.