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ESTON (urban district council)

Incorporated : 1968 Teesside (1974 Redcar with Cleveland)

Arms (crest) of Eston

Official blazon

Arms : Per chevron barry wavy of four Argent and Azure, and Vert, in chief two steel ingots each palewise Gules and in base a retort in its stand Proper.
Crest : On a wreath Argent and Vert issuant from a circlet of roses Argent barbed and seeded Proper a three masted sailing ship sails furled also Proper, pennons flying Gules.
Motto: 'E PLURIBUS UNUS' - One out of many

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on December 5, 1955.

The two ingots represent the steel industry and the white and blue waves which represent the River Tees. The retort denotes the heavy chemical industry and is set against a green hill intended to depict Eston Nab.

The white roses beneath the ship represent Yorkshire.


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