Crieff

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CRIEFF

Burgh

Incorporated into : 1975 Perth and Kinross District Council (1996 Perth and Kinross Area Council)

Arms (crest) of Crieff

Official blazon

Azure, on a pile Or three bars wavy Gules, accompanied by two mullets in fess and a fetterlock in base Argent, and in the dexter and sinister of the nombril point two crosses couped of the Last, each surmounted by a saltire couped of the Third.

Below the Shield which is ensigned of a coronet proper to a Burgh of Barony (videlicet: Gu1es masoned Argent) is placed in an Escrol this Motto Justice Fidelity Truth".

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on July 28, 1961.

The arms show the blue field with the silver mullets and red/silver saltire­ crosses from the coat of Murray of Ochtertyre-Dollerie.

The gold pile with its red wavy bars is for Drummond.

The fetterlock symbolises the old baronial powers of justice exercised at Crieff; this was illustrated rather fearsomely, by a baron and scales, on the Burgh seal.

seal of Crieff

Seal of the burgh as used in the 1890s

Community Council

Arms (crest) of Crieff

Official blazon

Azure, on a pile Or three bars wavy Gules, accompanied by two mullets in fess and a fetterlock in base Argent and in the dexter and sinister of the nombril point two crosses couped of the Last, each surmounted of a saltire couped of the Third.

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 "Justice Fidelity Truth".

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on December 4, 1995.

These are the Burgh arms with a crown of a community council.


Literature : Porteous, 1906; Urquhart, 1974, 1979, 2001Scotland.jpg


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