Shrewsbury and Atcham

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SHREWSBURY AND ATCHAM

Additions : 1974 Atcham RDC, Shrewsbury Borough
Abolished : 2009 Shropshire

Arms (crest) of Shrewsbury and Atcham

Official blazon

Arms : Azure three Lions' Faces and in chief throughout a representation of the Bridge over the River Severn at Atcham Or.
Crest : In front of two Crosiers in saltire Or a Keystone Azure charged with a Lion's Face Or.
Motto: 'FLOREAT SALOPIA' - May Shrewsbury prosper

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on November 27, 1975.

The arms are a combination of the lion heads of the old Shrewsbury coat of arms and the badge of Atcham (bridge).


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Literature : Information provided by the Shrewsbury and Atcham Council.