Barnard Castle

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BARNARD CASTLE (Urban district council)

Incorporated into: 1974 Teesdale (2009 Durham (County))

Arms (crest) of Barnard Castle

Official blazon

Arms : Gules in chief a Castle and in base a Cross formy the uppermost limb between a Crescent and an Estoile of seven rays all within an Orle Argent.
Crest : Out of a Coronet composed of six Cross-crosslets set upon a Rim Or a Rock proper thereon a Boar passant Argent holding with the dexter forehoof a Bow in bend Gules; Mantled Gules doubled Argent.
Motto: 'NEC TEMERE NEC TIMIDE' - Neither rashly nor timidly


The arms were officially granted on Aeptember 4, 1959.

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