Diocese of Newcastle

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Country : United Kingdom
Denomination : Anglican
Established : 1882

Arms (crest) of Diocese of Newcastle

Official blazon

  • (1949) Gules, a cross between four lions rampant Or; on a chief of the last three castles triple-towered of the first.
  • (<1949) Per fesse azure and gules, in chief a representation of the cross of St Cuthbert or, and in base three castles, two and one, argent.


The arms were officially granted on September 29, 1949.

The previous arms were not officially granted or recorded, but were in use/shown until 1949:

Arms (crest) of Diocese of Newcastle

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