Galashiels and Langlee

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Area Council : Scottish Borders

Arms (crest) of Galashiels and Langlee

Official blazon

Argent, issuant from a mount in base a plum tree fructed between two foxes sejant, that on the dexter contournee, both looking upwards all Proper.

Above the Shield is placed a Coronet appropriate to a statutory Community Council, videlicet:- a circlet richly chased from which are issuant four thistle leaves (one and two halves visible) and four pine cones (two visible) Or, and in an Escrol below the same this Motto "Sour 1337 Plums".


The arms were officially granted on August 17, 1999.

The arms are those of the former Burgh of Galashiels with a different crown.

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Literature : Urquhart, 2001