Brighton and Hove
BRIGHTON AND HOVE
Arms: Argent two Dolphins naiant on a Bordure Azure six Martlets Argent.
Crest: On a Wreath Argent and Azure upon a Mount of Shingle Argent an Ancient Ship Azure oars and sail Argent a Banner flying from the masthead to the dexter Azure.
Motto: 'INTER UNDAS ET COLLES FLOREMUS' - Between downs and sea we flourish.
The arms were approved by the College of Arms in April 1997 and are based on an amalgamation of the arms of the old Brighton and Hove Borough Councils.
Elements from the Brighton Borough Council arms are :
The two dolphins and the bordure
Elements from the Hove Borough Council arms are :
The ship and the martlets.
Literature : Image and information provided by Laurence Jones.