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The Arms of Viscount Crawfurd appear in the church in three places. This painting is on board and is placed on the roof-tree nearest to the Crawfurd Gallery facing out into the nave. The canvas with the Cochrane-Patrick Arms can be seen at right angles to this board. Like the former, nothing is known of its provenance or of the painter. It may be probable that these belong to the same period, 1903-05, for the canvas is a replica of the original which carries that date, and the two are similar in size. The roof-tree did not exist prior to that date, and no mention of them before then is known.

The Blazon is: Quarterly, 1st and 4th, Azure three crosses pattée Argent: 2nd and 3rd Gules, a fess chequy Argent and Azure; over all an inescutcheon Gules charged of a fess Ermine.

It will be noticed that the Arms answer the Blazon, no matter how the different artists interpret them, even if centuries elapse. Modern artists can be quite whimsical in this, without making fun of the science.

See End Note for more information.

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