"Northamptonshire" Northamptonshire by grayfo
Northamptonshire Travel Guide: 113 reviews and 305 photos
Originally the County of Northampton; the county is land-locked and is located near the centre of England. Northamptonshire hosts many popular tourist destinations such as Billing Aquadrome, Northampton, Rockingham Castle and Wellingborough Museum to name but a few.
The county town of Northamptonshire is Northampton.
Northamptonshire County Council
The coat of arms consists of a red Rose green between rose petals and around seeds on a silver background. To the top is a red band showing a gold manacle between two white Roses, green between rose petals and around seeds. The crest consists of a knight's helmet indicating a municipality with red and white colours, topped by a silver Falcon with a red Cord tied around its neck. The supporters show a silver hart with an iron collar and chain over its back and a black Bull with a gold Collar and chain over its back. The motto refers to the Tudor rose a combination of the Yorkshire white and Lancashire red roses. The arms were granted in 1939.
The Northamptonshire flag is a banner of the arms of Northamptonshire County Council and consists of a red Rose green between rose petals and around seeds on a white background. To the top is a red band showing a gold manacle between two white Roses, green between rose petals and around seeds.
- In a nutshell:Motto: The rose, emblem of harmony
Historically Northamptonshire has had a rough time being conquered and retaken numerous times, in the 1st century BC;... more travel advice
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