Burgholdinghausen

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BURGHOLDINGHAUSEN

State : Nordrhein-Westfalen
District (Kreis) : Siegen-Wittgenstein (until 1974 Siegen)
Incorporated into : 1969 Kreuztal

Wappen von Burgholdinghausen/Arms (crest) of Burgholdinghausen
Official blazon
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Origin/meaning

The arms of Burgholdinghausen were granted on May 17, 1939.

The upper part shows a red pale in gold, taken from the arms of the Lords of Holdinghausen, who ruled the village as vassals of the Deutz Abbey from the 13th-17th century. The lower part shows a horn, the symbol of the Amt Ferndorf, to which the municipality belonged.



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Literature: Meijer, 1940