MacDowall Crest & Coats of Arms

MacDowall Clan Crest

Crest Description: Issuant from a crest coronet Or, a Lion’s paw erased and erected Proper holding a dagger point upwards Proper, hilted and pommelled Or


MacDowall Coats of Arms

A note on Coats of Arms:
Under Scottish heraldic law a coat of arms is awarded to an individual (with the exception of civic or corporate arms) . There is no such thing as a ‘family coat of arms’ The arms represented below are personal arms (with the above exceptions). Only the individual granted these arms has the right to use them.  for more information see our pages on heraldry here:


MacDOWALL of Garthland
Azure, a lion rampant, Agent, crowned, Or.


Macdowall of Garthland Arms by Alexander Nisbet. Reproduced by L.B. McDowell.


Example of Macdouall of Logan Arms. Reproduced by L.B. McDowell.


The Arms of Chief: Fergus Day
Hort Macdowall of Garthland