Klein Himstedt

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KLEIN HIMSTEDT

State : Niedersachsen
District (Kreis) : Hildesheim
Incorporated into : 1974 Söhlde

Wappen von Klein Himstedt

Official blazon

(de)

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on ??-??-????.

The arms show the famous church bell of Klein Himstedt, which was cast in 1511 by the bell-maker Harmen Koster from Hildesheim. The small sign on the bell is his trademark. As being mearly 500 years old the bell was chosen as the symbol for the village.


Literature : Söding, 1966

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