Royal Burgh of Peebles and District

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ROYAL BURGH OF PEEBLES AND DISTRICT (Community Council)

Area council: Scottish Borders

Arms (crest) of Royal Burgh of Peebles and District

Official blazon

Gules, three salmon counternaiant in pale Proper. Above the Shield is placed a Coronet appropriate to a statutory Community Council, videlicet:- a circlet richly chased from which are issuant four thistle leaves (one and two halves visible) and four pine cones (two visible) Or, and in an Escrol below the same this Motto "Contranando Incrementum".

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on March 7, 1988.

The arms are based on the arms of the former Peebles Burgh with a community council crown.


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Literature : Urquhart, 2001