BATHAVON (Rural District Council)
Incorporated into: 1974 Wansdyke
Arms : Vert on a Fesse Argent a Bar wavy Azure over all a Dragon rampant Or.
Crest : On a Wreath of the Colours upon a Billet fessewise Sable three Garbs Or.
Motto: 'RUS GRATIIS MUSISQUE DIGNUM' - A countryside worthy of the Graces and Muses.
The arms were officially granted on June 19, 1951.
The golden dragon is that of Wessex in a green field crossed by a symbolic representation of the River Avon.
The black billet stands for the coal-mining area in the south of the district, while the wheatsheaves refer to the agricultural area in the north.
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