Lorch (Württemberg)

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LORCH

State : Baden-Württemberg
District (Kreis) : Ostalbkreis (until 1972 Schwäbisch Gmünd)
Additions : 1972 Waldhausen

Wappen von Lorch (Württemberg)

Official blazon

In gespaltenem Schild vorne in Gold der schwarze Großbuchstabe L, hinten in Schwarz ein goldener Löwe.

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted in 1934, previously the city used only the letter L in the colours of Württemberg. The lion was added as a symbol for the Staufen dynasty. The area was until the 15th century ruled by the (Hohen)Staufen family.

Wappen von Lorch (Württemberg)

The arms by Hupp in the Kaffee Hag albums +/- 1925


Literature : Stadler, 1964-1971, 8 volumes. [[Category:Granted 1934]