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Incorporated into : 1974 South Herefordshire (1997 Herefordshire)

Arms (crest) of Ross-on-Wye

Official blazon

Arms : Per fesse Gules and Vert on a Fesse wavy Argent between in chief two Leopards' Faces reversed jessant-de-Lys and in base a Fleur-de-Lys Or a Bar wavy Azure.
Crest : Issuant from a Coronet composed of four Fleurs-de-Lys set upon a Rim Gules a demi Eagle displayed wings inverted Or collared Vert the breast and each wing charged with a Rose also Gules barbed and seeded proper.


The arms were officially granted on June 26, 1953.

The fleur-de-lys and leopard's head devices are from the arms of the Diocese of Hereford and the white and blue wave represents the River Wye.

I have no further information on the other elements of these arms. Any information is welcome !

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