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Civic heraldry of the United Kingdom
YSTRADGYNLAIS RURAL DISTRICT COUNCIL
Arms: Per fess Or and azure, in chief a Davy lamp sable, the glass proper, between two horological balance wheels also sable, and issuant from the base a mount vert, thereon a port between two towers argent, perched on the battlements of the port a nightingale also proper.
Crest: On a wreath of the colours, A dragon segreant gules, supporting with the sinister foreclaw and dexter hindclaw a pick, head downwards, proper.
Motto: Amser yw'n golud
The arms were officially granted on November 9, 1951.
I have no information on the meaning or origin of these arms. Any information is welcome !
Literature : Biggs, 1971.
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