Nova Scotia coat of arms- The coat of arms of the province of Nova Scotia is the oldest provincial achievement of arms in Canada, and the oldest British coat of arms outside Great Britain. It was granted in 1625 by King Charles I for the first Scottish colony on the Canadian mainland. The arms were also borne by the Baronets of Nova Scotia, a chivalric oath.
Broughton Hall, a Georgian country house, has been the seat of the Tempest Baronets for 900 years. A 14th-century document records the acquisition of a house & part of the manor of Broughton. The pedimented end wings were added to the main structure 1809–11, Sir Charles Tempest, Bt. (1794–1865) refaced the north front in golden Kendal stone & added a portico, 1838–41. The park was landscaped in the 18th & 19th centuries & the Italianate terraced garden designed circa 1855.