Burnley RDC

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BURNLEY (Rural district council)

Incorporated into: 1974 : Burnley, Pendle, Ribble Valley

Arms (crest) of Burnley RDC

Official blazon

Arms : Per chevron Or and vert, in chief two roses gules, barbed and seeded proper, and in base a bugle horn stringed gold; on a chief wavy sable a sprig of cotton also proper between two pairs of wheat-ears each in saltire and stalked, leaved and slipped of the first.
Crest : On a wreath of the colours, Issuant from reeds proper, a demi lion purpure, armed and langued vert, gorged with a collar argent charged with three mullets sable and holding in the dexter paw a shuttle palewise also sable, tipped and threaded gold.
Motto: Bono ruris consulere.


The arms were officially granted on February 8, 1955.

I have no coloured image nor further information on these arms. Any information is welcome !


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