List of Blazons

An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Dorset, Volume 3, Central. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1970.

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'List of Blazons', in An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Dorset, Volume 3, Central, (London, 1970) pp. 346. British History Online [accessed 20 April 2024]


(For the Armorial Index of the County, see Dorset V)

1. Six lions. Glanville's Wootton (1), p. 97a.

2. Quarterly: 1 and 4, ermine, on a fesse three lions, 2 and 3, a hawk and a chief. Hilton (1) p. 112a.

3. Argent, an imperial eagle displayed gules. Marnhull (1), p. 151b.

4. Three birds. Milton Abbas (1), p. 186a.

5. A hart's head? caboshed, in chief two roundels. Milton Abbas (1), p. 186a.

6. Per fesse argent and gules with a pale counterchanged, three chaplets. Milton Abbas (1), p. 188a.

7. A leopard's head between five martlets. Milton Abbas (4), p. 193a.

8. Sable, in a bordure engrailed, a scourge?, between three garbs or. Milton Abbas (4), p. 193a.

9. Argent, on a cross sable between four choughs, four lions. Milton Abbas (4), p. 193b.

10. Azure, a chevron between three garbs or. Milton Abbas (4), p. 193b.

11. Quarterly: 1 and 4, a chevron between three birds, 2 and 3, a chevron charged with three birds. Piddletrenthide (16), p. 218b.

12. Gules, a lion passant argent, impaling, azure, a chevron or. Puddletown (1), p. 225a.

13. Azure, three martlets argent, in chief three roundels. Purse Caundle (2), p. 237b.

14. Quarterly: 1 and 4, a bend cotised, 2, or, two lion's jambs issuing from the base, 3, three palets, on a chief three crescents. Sturminster Newton (65), p. 285a.

15. A ship's hull. Tincleton (1), p. 287a. (fn. 1)

16. Per fesse argent and sable (lozengy?), in chief three fleurs-de-lys. Tincleton (1), p. 287a. (fn. 1)

17. Gules, on a fesse argent a mullet pierced between two pellets. Winterborne Kingston (3), p. 301b.

18. Gules, above a chevron two lions or (lower part defaced). Winterborne Kingston (3), p. 301b.


  • 1. Note. Coats 15 and 16 resemble quarters in the shield-of-arms of Snachenberg of Sweden, on the monument of Sir Thomas Gorges in Salisbury Cathedral (W.A.M., XLVI (1932), 16–34).