Steneby

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STENEBY

Province (Landskap): Dalsland
County (Län): Västra Götalands län (until 1998 Älvsborgs län)
Additions : 1952 Tisselskog
Incorporated into : 1971 Bengtsfors

Arms of Steneby

Official blazon

I fält av silver ett halster inom en av en tinnskura bildad bård, allt rött.

Origin/meaning

The arms were designed in 1955. The Grill symbolise St Lawrence patron of the Church of Steneby and the hundred of Vedbo. The Seal of the hundred showed the Saint holding the Grill.
The Embattled Brodure symbolises the Ancient Fortification at a hille near Steneby Church. The Tinctures are form the Arms of the Province of Dalsland. The Arms was designed by the Svenska kommunalheraldiska institutet (Swedish Municipal Heraldry Institute).



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Literature : image from the Bengtsfors municipality and Symbolism form Andersson, 1994.