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NEWTOWNARDS (Borough)

Incorporated into : 1974 Ards (2015 Ards and North Down)

Arms of Newtownards

Official blazon

Arms : Per saltire argent and azure, in chief an eagle displayed gules, crowned Or, in fesse two fleurs-de-lys of the last, and in base a cross moline sable.
Crest : On a wreath of the colours, Within and issuant from a crescent Or a dexter hand gules grasping a fleur-de-lys gold.
Supporters : On the dexter side a unicorn and on the sinister side a lion Or, each supporting a pastoral staf sable.
Motto: Fidelis atque fortis.

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on August 29, 1952.

Unfortunately I have only a small image and no information on these arms. Any better image or information is welcome !


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Literature : Biggs, 1971. Nireland.jpg