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Brandy Hall
Updated: 04/30/15
Type: Buildings, Halls, Houses
Region: Bree/The Shire
Location: Between the Brandywine river on the West and the Old Forest on the east, located south of the Great East Road. Brandy Hall was excavated into the slope of Buck Hill.
"On the other side the bank was steep, and up it a winding path climbed from the further landing. Lamps were twinkling there. Behind loomed up the Buck Hill; and out of it, through stray shrouds of mist, shone many round windows, yellow and red. They were the windows of Brandy Hall, the ancient hom...
Bag End
Updated: 04/30/15
Type: Buildings, Halls, Houses
Region: Bree/The Shire
Location: The home of Bilbo Baggins, on The Hill in Hobbiton.
The Hall at Bag-End, by JRR Tolkien. In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit. Not a nasty, dirty, wet hole, filled with the ends of worms and an oozy smell, nor yet a dry, bare, sandy hole with nothing in it to sit down on or to eat: it was a hobbit-hole, and that means comfort. It had a...
Updated: 02/05/13
Type: Kingdoms, Realms, Lands
Region: Arnor/Eriador/Lindon
Location: The large region of Middle-earth between the Blue Mountains (Ered Luin) on the west and the Misty Mountains on the east, north of the Rivers Gwathló (Greyflood) and Glanduin.
Eriador and its environs.Eriador was of old the name of all the lands between the Misty Mountains and the Blue; in the South it was bounded by the Greyflood and the Glanduin that flows into it above Tharbad. At its greatest Arnor included all Eriador, except the regions beyond the Lune, and the l...
Updated: 02/02/13
Type: Rivers & Lakes
Region: Beleriand & North
Location: The main river of West Beleriand; arises at Ivrin in the Ered Wethrin; joins the Sirion in Nan-tathren.
West Beleriand, showing the River Narog.[The] River Narog rose in the falls of Ivrin in the southern face of Dor-lómin, and flowed some eighty leagues 1 ere he joined Sirion in Nan-tathren, the Land of Willows. The Silmarillion, Quenta Silmarillion, Ch 14, Of Beleriand and its RealmsAnd foll...
Ford of Bruinen
Updated: 01/20/13
Type: Fords, Bridges, Crossings
Region: Arnor/Eriador/Lindon
Location: In the foothills of the Misty Mountains, the section of the Great East-West Road that crosses the River Bruinen (Loudwater) southwest of Rivendell (Imladris).
Eriador, showing the Ford of Bruinen between the Trollshaws and Rivendell.In the late afternoon they came to a place where the Road went suddenly under the dark shadow of tall pine-trees, and then plunged into a deep cutting with steep moist walls of red stone.... All at once, as if through a gate o...
Updated: 12/30/12
Type: Kingdoms, Realms, Lands
Region: Arnor/Eriador/Lindon
Location: In the First Age, Lindon was Ossiriand, the southeastern region of Beleriand between the River Gelion and the Blue Mountains. After the Sinking of Beleriand, the name referred to the remnant of Ossiriand not sunken into the sea, the realm of Gil-galad.
The Gelion region of East Beleriand, including Ossiriand (Lindon) and Ered Luin.In Ossiriand dwelt the Green-elves, in the protection of their rivers.... [The] sound of their singing could be heard even across the waters of Gelion; wherefore the Noldor named that country Lindon, the land of music, a...
Updated: 01/20/12
Type: Kingdoms, Realms, Lands
Region: Beleriand & North
Location: A great pine-forested plateau north of East Beleriand, between the plains of Ard-galen (Anfauglith) and Lothlann on the north, Ered Gorgoroth (Mountains of Terror) on the south, the Pass of Sirion on the west, and the Pass of Aglon on the east; realm of Angrod and Aegnor.
Dorthonion (Taur-nu-Fuin) and the surrounding lands.[Into the Bay of Balar] the mighty river Sirion flowed down from the new-raised highlands northwards: Dorthonion, and the mountains about Hithlum. The Silmarillion, Quenta Silmarillion, Ch 3, Of The Coming of the Elves and the Captivity of Melko...
Woody End
Updated: 01/14/12
Type: Mountains, Hills, Promontories
Region: Bree/The Shire
Location: The wooded eastern end of the Green Hills in the Eastfarthing; the source of the Stock-brook.
The Shire, showing Woody End in the eastern Green Hills.Soon they struck... the road to Woodhall, and Stock, and the Bucklebury Ferry. It... wound over the skirts of the Green Hills towards Woody End, a wild corner of the Eastfarthing. The Fellowship of the Ring, LoTR Book 1, Ch 3, Three Is Compa...
Stock Road
Updated: 01/12/12
Type: Roads, Lanes, Ways
Region: Bree/The Shire
Location: A road originating in Tuckborough, running eastward through the Green Hills; one branch goes to Woodhall; the eastward terminus is at Stock, in the Marish.
The Shire, showing the Stock Road running east from Tuckborough.They took the Stock Road over the hills and went towards the Woody End.... The Return of the King, LoTR Book 6, Ch 9, The Grey HavensSoon they struck a narrow road, that went rolling up and down, fading grey into the darkness ahead: ...
Updated: 01/12/12
Type: Cities, Towns, Settlements
Region: Bree/The Shire
Location: A town along the East Road in the Eastfarthing, east of Frogmorton and north of the Yale.
The Shire, showing Whitfurrows on the East Road, east of Frogmorton.Drawn by the Ring [Khamûl] goes to Hobbiton which he reaches at evening on Fri. Sep. 23rd. [His companion] keeps an eye on the East Road and Stock Road, lurking probably between the two, just south of Whitfurrows. From an unpubli...

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