Vaynor and Penderyn

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Incorporated into : 1974 Brecknock (1996 Powys), Cynon Valley, Merthyr Tydfil

Arms (crest) of Vaynor and Penderyn

Official blazon

Arms: Argent, between two piles issuant from the base vert a fire beacon enflamed proper, the basket Or; an a chief azure two bars wavy of the field surmounted by three church staples gold.
Crest: Issuant from a coronet composed of four pairs of wings erect set upon a rim Or, a demi horned sheep argent.
Motto: Gwella braint heb golli bro.


The arms were officially granted on December 20, 1955.

I have no information, or coloured image, of these arms. Any information is welcome !

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Literature : Biggs, 1971.