Ladder, Scaling, (fr. échelle): the military ladder, with the curved top, is what is intended. The charge is perhaps more frequent in Welsh arms. In French arms the number of rounds(fr. échelons) are occasionally named.
Argent, three scaling-ladders bendwise, two and one, gules--KILLINGWORTH.
Argent, a tower sable, having a scaling-ladder raised against it in bend sinister or--MAUNSELL.
Or, three double scaling-ladders sable--ASHLIN.
Azure, three beacons with ladders or, fired gules--GERVAYS.
Azure, a lion rampant between in chief two castles triple towered, and in base a scaling-ladder argent, a bordure or charged with four roses gules, and as many spear-heads sable alternately--JAMES.
Sable, a spear-head between three scaling-ladders erect argent--Sir Robert DE LA VALE.
D'or à l'aigle éployée de sable portant en ses serres une échelle de cinq échelons d'argent--L'ESCHELLE.