Borstel (Diepholz)

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BORSTEL

State : Niedersachsen
District (Kreis) : Diepholz
Samtgemeinde : Samtgemeinde Siedenburg

Wappen von Borstel (Diepholz)

Official blazon

(de)

Origin/meaning

The arms show a kettle-hook, used in historical times over an open fire. The common furnace was a secret place and thus the hook was taken as a symbol. The two pikes are a symbol of the vigilance of the villagers.


Literature : Info from http://www.siedenburg-online.de Niedersachsen.jpg