Incorporated Association of Architects and Surveyors
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INCORPORATED ASSOCIATION OF ARCHITECTS AND SURVEYORS (now Chartered Association of Building Engineers)
Arms : Quarterly gules and azure, a fesse embattled between three lions' faces Or.
Crest: On a wreath Or, gules and azure, A representation of the Parthenon proper. [Mantled gules, doubled Or.]
Supporters: On the dexter side a figure representing an architect of the seventeenth century holding in the exterior hand a plan of St. Paul's Cathedral; and on the sinister side a surveyor of the same period holding in the exterior hand a surveyor's pole, and over the shoulder a surveyor's chain, all proper.
Motto: Probitate et arte
The arms were officially granted on January 24, 1955.
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