IThe arms were officially granted on May 12, 1959.
The linden tree is a canting element for the name of the village. The two small shields show the star of the Counts of Schwalenberg, to which the village belonged in medieval times, and a fox. The fox is a symbol for the local sheriff, Reinecke, who granted many rights to the village.
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Literature: Wappenbuch des Landkreises Hannover, 1985.