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Examples of Seals


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Arms of Nicholas de Cantilupe, possible source of the Leopard in the Portcullis.
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Jane Duchess of Northumberland, another possible source.
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The Town Arms on a c.1905 tinted postcard.
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The only surviving section of the Castle's Curtain Wall
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Bridgwater Castle's Watergate, possibly the inspiration for the gate on the town seal.
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Bridgwater Castle's Watergate, possibly the inspiration for the gate on the town seal.
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The Watergate Hotel, with possible medieval stonework at the base.
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The foundations of the castle wall below Castle Street. A plinth on here may have supported a wooden quay.
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The Iron Bridge of 1795.
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The Crest from the side of the 1795 bridge, now on the Royal Clarence Building.
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The old stone bridge.
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The old stone bridge seen from what is now Binford Place.
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Trivett's Agreement regarding the completion of the stone bridge.
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The Seal of the Commonality, from a document of 1343.
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The Seal of the Commonality, from a document of 1343.
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Examples of Medieval Seals relating to the town of Bridgwater.
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A chunk of Castle Wall facing of yellow Ham Stone retrieved during the Castle Street excavations.
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(Rught) Seal of the Reeves of the Borough of Bridgwater. The Reeves managed the town before the office of Mayor was granted in 1468. See Lawrences' History of Bridgwater (2005).
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5 December 2008. P. Cattermole. All Content © Bridgwater Heritage Group, unless otherwise stated. All rights reserved, do not reproduce material without permission.

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