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Incorporated into : 1965 Enfield

Arms (crest) of Southgate

Official blazon

Arms: Azure issuant from the base a Sun in splendour on a Chief Or a four-barred Gate of the first .
Crest: On a Wreath of the Colours an Oak Tree fructed proper pendent therefrom a Bugle-Horn and a Quiver of Arrows Or.
Supporters: On either side a Stag each gorged with a Chaplet of Oak proper pendent therefrom an Escutcheon Or charged with a Rose Gules.

Motto: 'EX GLANDE QUERCUS' - From the acorn, the oak.


The arms were granted on September 15, 1933.

The emblems on the shield combine in reference to the name of the place.

The oak and stags recall the former oak forests (see also Finchley) of the area and the red roses indicate that Southgate was in the Duchy of Lancaster.

Arms of Southgate

The arms as seen in the (former) borough

Literature : Scott-Giles, 1953