Royal Tunbridge Wells

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Incorporated into : 1974 Tunbridge Wells

Arms (crest) of Royal Tunbridge Wells

Official blazon

Arms : Gules, guttée d' eau, on a pile Or between two fountains in base, a lion rampant gules.
Crest : On a wreath of the colours, a well proper, issuant therefrom a demi lion gules holding between the paws a fountain.
Motto: Do well doubt not


The arms were officially granted on July 19, 1889.

The arms are mainly canting; the two roundels with wavy bars are heraldic fountains and together with the drops symbolise the medicinal springs after which the town is named. The lion is the Royal lion and thus another canting element. The crest combines the same elements.

Arms of Royal Tunbridge Wells

The arms as used on a JaJa postcard +/- 1905
Arms of Royal Tunbridge Wells

The arms in the Coffee Hag albums +/- 1935

The arms as used on a Faulkner postcard +/- 1905

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