The arms were granted on September 25, 1963.
The eagle's head is taken from the arms of Prussia, as many of the inhabitants of the village originally came from Prussia. The colours are the German national colours. The horse is derived from the arms of the State of Niedersachsen. The lower half shows a silver bar, which is canting (the name means long-dam), but it also symbolises the historical toll gate in the village, between the county of Wölpe and the Duchy of Wolfenbüttel. The other symbol, a so-called wolf's hook, is taken from the arms of the Dukes of Wolfenbüttel, who used it on border stones.
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