Horneburg (Datteln)

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State : Nordrhein-Westfalen
District (Kreis) : Recklinghausen
Amt : Amt Waltrop (until 1975)
Incorporated into : 1975 Datteln

Wappen von Horneburg (Datteln)/Arms (crest) of Horneburg (Datteln)
Official blazon
German In rotem Schilde Über silberner Mauer ein silberner Zinnenturm, darauf ein roter Schild, belegt mit einem silbernen, nach aufwärts gekrümmten Horn.
English blazon wanted


The arms were officially granted on April 24, 1937.

The arms were designed in 1936 and are canting, a horn and a castle (Burg). As colours the colours of Westfalen were chosen. The same colours were also used by the medieval and early 15th century extinct family Von der Horneburg.

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Literature: Meijer, 1940