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Incorporated into : 1973 Castlereagh (2015 Lisburn and Castlereagh)

Coat of arms (crest) of Hillsborough

Official blazon

Arms : Tierced in pairle reversed wavy gules, vert and azure, divided argent, in chief a shuttle erect and an ear of wheat erect, and in base issuant from a mount a representation of the Round Tower of Drumbo Or charged with a sinister hand appaume couped gules.
Crest: On a wreath argent and azure, A demi figure rep­ resenting one of the Old Guard of Hillsborough Castle proper.
Motto: Ex fide fortis.


The arms were officially granted on April 20, 1964.

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The arms in the Coffee Hag albums +/- 1935

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