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Stock

Type: Cities, Towns, Settlements

Region: Bree/The Shire

Location: A town in the Marish, not far south from the Brandywine Bridge.

Description:

Soon they struck a narrow road...: 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 Company

At that point [the road] bent left and went down into the lowlands of the Yale making for Stock; but a lane branched right, ... to Woodhall.

The Fellowship of the Ring, LoTR Book 1, Ch 3, Three Is Company

'The Ferry is east from Woodhall; but the hard road curves away to the left.... It goes round the north end of the Marish so as to strike the causeway from the Bridge above Stock.'

The Fellowship of the Ring, LoTR Book 1, Ch 4, A Short Cut to Mushrooms

'All right!' said Pippin. 'I will follow you.... But ... I had counted on passing the Golden Perch at Stock before sundown. The best beer in the Eastfarthing, or used to be: it is a long time since I tasted it.'

The Fellowship of the Ring, LoTR Book 1, Ch 4, A Short Cut to Mushrooms

The Maggots, and the Puddifoots of Stock, and most of the inhabitants of the Marish, were house-dwellers....

The Fellowship of the Ring, LoTR Book 1, Ch 4, A Short Cut to Mushrooms

The people in the Marish were friendly with the Bucklanders, and the authority of the Master of the Hall (as the head of the Brandybuck family was called) was still acknowledged by the farmers between Stock and Rushey.

The Fellowship of the Ring, LoTR Book 1, Ch 5, A Conspiracy Unmasked

Contributors: Elena Tiriel 19Aug06

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