Fountain or syke is in the terminology of heraldry a roundel depicted as a roundel barry wavy argent and azure, that is, containing alternating horizontal wavy bands of blue and silver.
Because the fountain consists equally of parts in a metal and a colour, its use is not limited by the rule of tincture as are the other roundels. The fountain may be made in any heraldic tinctures, but unless otherwise stated, it is silver and blue.
The arms of former town of Anjalankoski, Finland
The arms of North Yorkshire County Council, England
- Fearn, Jacqueline (1980). Discovering Heraldry. Shire. p. 25.
- "Sykes Family Crest and History". House of Names. Retrieved 8 February 2014.
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