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LITTLEHAMPTON (urban district council)

Incorporated into : 1974 Arun

Arms (crest) of Littlehampton

Official blazon

Arms: Per chevron engrailed Azure and Argent in chief a Martlet volant between two Cross-crosslets fitchée of the second and in base on water barry wavy proper a Lymphad Sable.
Motto: 'PROGRESS'.


The arms were granted on July 29, 1935.

They show the martlet of the West Sussex arms between two distinctive cross-crosslets from the Howard family arms. The bottom of the shield has an ancient ship, showing that the town is a port.

Arms of Littlehampton

The arms as used on a JaJa postcard +/- 1905

The arms are continued by the Littlehampton Town Council.

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