World Civic Heraldry Guide: coats of arms and flags of cities, regions, states
East Kilbride (former district in Scotland), coat of arms (1975)
Per fess, in chief Gules and in base per pale Or and Vert, a cross flory of the Second between two mullets Argent in chief and an oystercatcher bird Proper in base; a chief chequy per pale, dexter, Argent and Azure, sinister, Argent and Sable; all within a bordure Gules.
Above the Shield is placed a coronet appropriate to a statutory District, videlicet:- a circlet richly chased, from which are issuant eight thistle-heads (three and two halves visible) Or; and in an Escrol under the Shield this Motto Prosper but Dreid.
The arms were granted on June 24, 1975.
The arms are largely based on the arms of East Kilbride Burgh (see below), with the addition of a red bordure and a different crown.
adopted (dd.mm.yyyy): 24.06.1975
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