County Emblem Correspondence File

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 160 CC3/5/C1/7
  • Dates of Creation
      19/Feb/1960-15/Sep/1971
  • Physical Description
      file

Scope and Content

idea to create a county emblem as distinct from the Council's coat of arms first proposed by Gerald Gale Burkitt, Clerk, to Lord Macclesfield, Chairman in Feb 1960; based on some part of the coat of arms; press article 27/7/60 (see sketches in CCC 818) idea shelved in Feb 1961 but revived in 1968 (GP Com report 5/11/68); Council adopted design (ram with tower) by County Architect, A E Smith, 17/2/70; draft of design & description inc Grey Books (CC reports)