Abbey National Building Society

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Coat of arms (crest) of Abbey National Building Society

Official blazon

Arms: Argent, a cross gules; over all a castle sable.
Crest: On a wreath of the colours, A lion statant Or gorged with a chain, hanging therefrom a key, wards to the sinister, gules
Supporters: On either side a lion Or charged on the shoulder with a billet, that on the dexter sable with a fleur-de-lis Or, that on the sinister ermine with a sword erect gules.
Motto: Aedificium nostrum benestat.


The arms were officially granted on March 18, 1944.

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