Devizes

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DEVIZES

Incorporated into : 1974 Kennet

Arms (crest) of Devizes

Official blazon

Per pale Gules and Azure a Castle in perspective the whole forming a hexagon the front triple-towered the two outer towers domed all Or each dome ensigned by an Estoile Sable.

Origin/meaning

The arms were not officially granted, but registered during the visitation of 1565.

The arms show the local castle, which was founded by Roger, Bishop of Salilsbury during the reign of King Henry I.

Arms of Devizes

The arms as used on a JaJa postcard +/- 1905
Arms (crest) of Devizes

The arms in the Coffee Hag albums +/- 1925

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Literature : Scott-Giles, 1953