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ANGUS

District Council

Additions : 1975 the Burghs of Arbroath, Brechin, Carnoustie, Forfar, Kirriemuir, Monifieth, Montrose and the districts of Brechin, Carnoustie, Forfar, Kirriemuir, Montrose
Incorporated into : 1996 Angus Area Council

Arms (crest) of Angus

Official blazon

Quarterly: 1st, Argent, a lion passant guardant Gules, imperially crowned Or; 2nd, Gules, a cinquefoil Or; 3rd, Or, a fess chequy Azure and Argent, surmounted of a bend Gules charged with three buckles of the field; 4th, Argent, a man's heart Gules, imperially crowned Or, on a chief Azure three mullets of the field.

Above the Shield is placed a coronet appropriate to a statutory District, videlicet:- a circlet richly chased, from which are issuant eight thistle-heads (three and two halves visible) Or; and in an Escrol under the Shield this Motto" Lippen on Angus".

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on November 27, 1975

The arms are bascially the same as those granted to the Angusshire County Council in 1927, with the only difference the crown.

Area Council

Additions : 1996 Angus District Council

Arms (crest) of Angus

Official blazon

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on March 14, 1996.

The arms are bascially the same as those granted to the Angusshire County Council in 1927, with the only difference the crown.

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