Diocese of Ripon


Country : United Kingdom
Denomination : Anglican
Established : 1836
Incorporated into : 2014 Diocese of West Yorkshire and the Dales

Arms (crest) of Diocese of Ripon

Official blazon

Argent, on a saltire gules two keys in saltire, wards upwards, Or; on a chief of the second a Holy Lamb proper.


The arms were officially granted on November 3, 1836.

The diocesean Cathedral was formerly the Chruch of the College of St. Wilfrid, to which Saint it was dedicated. It was also dedicated to St. Peter.
The Chief is from the Seal of the College of St. Wilfrid and the Keys symbolise St Peter.

The Dean of Ripon used the arms below, which have not been granted.

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