Bethlem Royal Hospital and The Maudsley Hospital

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Arms of Bethlem Royal Hospital and The Maudsley Hospital

Official blazon

Arms : Argent, two bars sable surmounted of a pickaxe erect azure, in chief a label of five points throughout gules; on a chief azure, a plate radiated Or charged with a cross gules between a chalice Or therein a rep­ resentation of the Host argent and a basket Or containing loaves of bread of the first.
Supporters: On either side a dragon guardant azure, armed, langued and the underpart of the wings Or, resting the interior hind claw on a sphere of the last


The arms were officially granted on August 1, 1951.

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