SWANSEA (Glamorganshire). Has no armorial bearings. Those in use represent an embattled gateway, and from each tower a flagstaff, thereon a banner, that on the dexter charged with a lion rampant, and that on the sinister with an eagle displayed. Upon an inescutcheon in the centre chief point a bird regardant, with wings displayed and inverted, holding in the beak a fish or scroll of paper. No colours are ascertainable, and sometimes the inescutcheon alone is made use of The seal of the corporation represents a portcullis chained within the legend, " The Scale of the Corporation of Swansey."
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