Eastwood (Broxtowe)

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EASTWOOD

Incorporated into : 1974 Broxtowe

Arms (crest) of Eastwood (Broxtowe)

Official blazon

Arms : Lozengy Argent and Sable on a Chief Or an Annulet of the second between two Torteaux.
Crest :On a Wreath Or and Gules in front of a Wheel issuing therefrom Argent a rounded Mount Sable lozengy Argent rising therefrom in its Flames a Phoenix proper.
Motto: 'WE SEEK THE BEST'

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on May 17, 1951, crest granted 12th May 1980.

The black diamonds represent coal mining. The annulet is from the hearldry of the Plumtree family and the red roundels are from the arms of the Grey family of Codnor. They may also be seen as representing cricket balls, in allusion to the fact that several well-know cricketers have come from the district.


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Literature : Information provided by the Broxtowe Council