Arms of Bungay Town Council, England

Bungay

Granted 1953

Blazon: Barry wavy of six vert and argent a Norfolk wherry in full sail proper flying a pennon gules, a chief or a port between two towers sable charged with an escutcheon of the fourth a cross of the third

Crest: On a wreath of the colors a dog courant sable* upon a ray of lightning fesswise gules

Mantling: Vert lined or

Motto: Moribus antiquis pareamus (Let us ever hold fast to the old virtues.)

*A representation of the Black Dog of Bungay; legend has it the Devil appeared in the town in the form of a black dog to wreak havoc.

 

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