Crickhowell

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CRICKHOWELL RURAL DISTRICT COUNCIL

Incorporated into : 1974 Brecknock (1996 Powys), Blaenau Gwent

Arms (crest) of Crickhowell

Official blazon

Arms: Per fess wavy Or and gules, a fess enhanced wavy barry wavy azure and argent, in chief between a salmon leaping in bend sinister and a ram's head caboshed all proper a pale sable, thereon a garb gold, in base three towers triple-towered also argent.
Crest: On a wreath of the colours, A dragon passant gules supporting with the dexter claw a longbow stringed Or. Mantled azure, doubled argent
Motto: Oportet nos Progredi

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on February 10, 1960.

I have no information, or coloured image, of these arms. Any information is welcome !


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Literature : Biggs, 1971.