Book Of Traceable Heraldic Art

Pile

See also: Pile in Pictorial Dictionary of Heraldry.

Pile (1) §

Device
Badge

Central ordinary. Width at chief is anywhere from one third to two thirds of the total, or less if there are multiples. May be throughout, reaching the base, or not.

Pile (2) §

Device
Badge

Central ordinary. Width at chief is anywhere from one third to two thirds of the total, or less if there are multiples. May be throughout, reaching the base, or not.

Pile Indented (1) §

Device
Badge

Central ordinary.

Source: Thomas Jenyn's Book. Artist unknown. (Folio 83v.)

Pile Indented (2) §

Device
Badge

Central ordinary.

Artist: Forveleth Dunde.

Pile Wavy Issuant From Dexter Chief §

Device
Badge

Central ordinary.

Source: The Accedence of Armorie. Artist unknown. (From folio 69r.)

2 Piles §

Device
Badge

Central ordinary. May be throughout, reaching the base, or not.

3 Piles (1) §

Device
Badge

Central ordinary. May be throughout, reaching the base, or not.

3 Piles (2) §

Device
Badge

Central ordinary.

Source: English Arms A. Artist unknown. (Page 45.)

2 Piles Palewise §

Device
Badge

Central ordinary. May be throughout, reaching the base, or not.

3 Piles Palewise §

Device
Badge

Central ordinary. May be throughout, reaching the base, or not.

Pile Inverted §

Device
Badge

Central ordinary. Width at base is anywhere from one third to two thirds of total, or less if there are multiples. May be throughout, reaching the chief, or not.

2 Piles Inverted §

Device
Badge

Central ordinary.

May be throughout, reaching the chief, or not.

3 Piles Inverted §

Device
Badge

Central ordinary.

May be throughout, reaching the chief, or not.

3 Piles Inverted Palewise §

Device
Badge

Central ordinary. May be throughout, reaching the base, or not.

Pile Issuant From Dexter §

Device
Badge

Central ordinary.

Per Bend A Pile Issuant from the Line §

Device
Badge

Field division and central ordinary.

Source: St. Gallen Armorial. Artist unknown. (Page 206.)