Holzkirchen (Oberbayern)

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State : Bayern
District (Kreis) : Miesbach
Additions : 1978 Hartpenning

Wappen von Holzkirchen/Arms (crest) of Holzkirchen
Official blazon
German In Rot auf grünem Boden eine silberne Kirche mit Sattelturm und blauem Dach, beiderseits und über dem Langhaus der Kirche je eine grüne Tanne.
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The canting composition of a church (Kirche) in the woods (Holz, wood/forest) already appeared on the oldest known seal of the town, dating from the late 16th century. The church is the local St. Lawrence church. Ever since the composition has been used in the local seals and images. However, the size and shape of the church have changed regularly, and the number of trees also varied widely. The colours of the filed also changed, in the 19th century for example, the field was blue. The above composition was adopted in 1929.

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Literature: Stadler, 1964-1971, 8 volumes.

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