Bridgend

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BRIDGEND

Created 1996 from the main part of Ogwr

Arms (crest) of Bridgend

Official blazon

Arms : Per chevron raguly per pale Or and Gules and Argent in chief on the dexter a Lozenge Sable and on the sinister a Garb Or and in base three Barrulets wavy Azure thereon a Dolphin naiant embowed proper.
Crest : On a Wreath Or and Gules a demi Dragon Gules gorged with a Steel Collar pendent therefrom a Steel Chain proper holding in the dexter claw an Anchor Azure and resting the sinister claw on a Cogwheel Sable.
Supporters : On the dexter a Dragon Gules gorged with a Mural Crown Or attached thereto a Steel Chain reflexed over the back proper attached to a Triangular Harrow Or supported by the dexter claw and on the sinister a Sea Horse Argent the tail Vert gorged with a Mural Crown Or attached thereto a Steel Chain reflexed over the back proper attached to an Anchor Sable supported by the sinister webbed foot.
Motto : 'ONWARD WITH CONFIDENCE'

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on December 21, 1977.

The arms are those of Ogwr, see there.


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