Additions: 1974 Chichester RDC, Midhurst RDC, Petworth RDC
Argent Guttée-de-Sang on a Chief Gules a Lion passant guardant Or.
The arms were officially granted on August 14, 1570.
The arms above are of the old city and borough of Chichester and are still used by the city council.
The meaning and origin of the arms is not known.
The arms as used on a JaJa postcard +/- 1905
The arms on a Wills's cigarette card, 1906
The arms in the Coffee Hag albums +/- 1925
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Literature : Scott-Giles, 1953