Hønefoss

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HØNEFOSS

Province : Buskerud
Incorporated into : 19?? Ringerike

Arms (crest) of Hønefoss

Official blazon

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on March 15, 1902.

The arms show a cogwheel and lightning in the upper half and a waterfall (foss) with timber in the lower half. Both symbolise the industries around which the town developed.

Arms of Hønefoss

The arms by Ströhl in 1903.
Arms (crest) of Hønefoss

The arms in the Coffee Hag album +/- 1930


Literature : Norske Kommunevåpen, Kommunalforlaget, 1987; leaflet Norske Byers Våpen og merker, no year.


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