From Heraldry of the World
Jump to: navigation, search
Heraldry of the World
Wappen der Welt
German heraldry portal
Civic heraldry of Germany
Deutsche Wappen

  • Total pages in the German section : 18,576


State : Niedersachsen
District (Kreis) : Goslar
Incorporated into : 1972 Vienenburg

Wappen von Lochtum

Official blazon



The arms were officially granted on August 6, 1965.

The arms show a unique symbol, a combination of a bell and a fleur-de-lis. The fleur-de-lis is derived from the arms of the seal of Heinrich von Lochtum on a document from 1397. The fleur-de-lis thus stands for the oldest known Lords of the village.

As a fleur-de-lis is not a very distinguishable symbol, the small bell was added. The bell represents the bell of the chapel of the estate of Adalbert I, Archbishop of Bremen in the village. Adalbert took refuge here in 1066. The chapel was destroyed in the 1930s, and the bell is one of the few remaining items from the chapel.

Literature : Rabbow, 1977 Niedersachsen.jpg