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The shield of arms over the gateway of Great Fulford House

Devon Notes & Queries Vol. 1, Part 1, (1900), illus., pp.4-6.

by

Maxwell Adams

Prepared by Michael Steer

Great Fulford House is a Domesday manor and home of the Fulford family since at least 1190. The present house was mainly built in the early 16th century and is a semi-fortified mansion house built round a central courtyard. The shield of arms over the main gateway to the house bears nine heraldic quarterings each representing an important alliance with the ancient Fulford family. There are, all together, eleven coats of arms of the entablature. These have all been blazoned by the Note's author. Google with the Archive Organization has sponsored the digitisation of books from several libraries. The Internet Archive makes available, in its Community Texts Collection (originally known as Open Source Books), books that have been digitised by Google from a number of libraries. These are books on which copyright has expired, and are available free for educational and research use. This rare book was produced from a copy held by the New York Public Library, and is available from the Internet Archive.
 
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Bampfield arms 6
Belston arms 4, 6
Bozom arms (of Bozom's Zeal) 4, 6
Challons arms 4, 6
Courtenay arms 6
Dennis arms 4, 6
FitzUrse arms (Somerset) 4, 6
Fulford arms 4, 6
Moreton arms 4, 6
St Aubyn arms 4, 6
St George arms 4, 6