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BÆRUM

Province : Akershus

Arms (crest) of Bærum

Official blazon

I grønt et sølv tårn uten krenelering.

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on January 9, 1976.

The arms show a chalk-oven, as chalk burning has been practised in the municipality from the Middle Ages until around 1800. There are still some original ovens visible in the municipality.

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The arms at the municipal border (image by Jan-Erik Løken)


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Literature : Norwegian Municipal Network and Norske Kommunevåpen, Kommunalforlaget, 1987.