Lorch (Württemberg)

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

Wappen von Lorch (Württemberg)/Arms (crest) of Lorch (Württemberg)
Official blazon
German In gespaltenem Schild vorne in Gold der schwarze Großbuchstabe L, hinten in Schwarz ein goldener Löwe.
English blazon wanted


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)/Coat of arms (crest) of Lorch (Württemberg)

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

Literature: Stadler, 1964-1971, 8 volumes.

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