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BLACKWELL (Rural District Council)
Incorporated into: 1974 Bolsover
Arms : Argent a Pickaxe surmounted by a Spade the hafts upwards in saltire proper within an Orle of Pellets on a Chief Sable three Stag's Heads caboshed of the Field.
Crest : On a Wreath of the Colours a sinister Arm embowed holding a Davy Safety Lamp proper.
Motto: 'LUX ET HUMANITAS'.
The arms were officially granted on September 22, 1942.
The spade, pickaxe, pellets or black roundels and the lamp are all emblems of coal-mining. The stag's heads, like those in the arms of the Derbyshire County Council, are derived from the arms of the Duke of Devonshire, Lord of the Manor of Hardwick.
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