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'''Acocks  Green''' was located two miles north-east of Sarehole (now Hall Green) and [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] used to walk to this location to see his uncle. From a letter to a group of primary school children in Acocks Green:
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[[File:Acocks Green.jpg|thumb|right|Vineries Bridge, 1910.]]'''Acocks  Green''' is an area of south [[Birmingham]] located two miles north-east of Sarehole (now Hall Green). [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] used to walk to this location to see his uncle.
{{quote|I lived till I was 8 at Sarehole and used to walk to A[cocks] G[reen] to see my uncle. It was all 'country' then ...|J.R.R. Tolkien, Sotheby's, English Literature, History, Children's Books and Illustrations, London, 16 December 2004, p. 274}}
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==References==
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The following is an extract from letter Tolkien sent to a group of primary school children in Acocks Green:
* [[The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide]]
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{{quote|I lived till I was 8 at Sarehole and used to walk to A[cocks] G[reen] to see my uncle. It was all 'country' then ...|J.R.R. Tolkien<ref>''[[Sotheby's English Literature, History, Children's Books, and Illustrations 16 December 2004|Sotheby's, English Literature, History, Children's Books and Illustrations, London, 16 December 2004]]'', p. 274</ref>}}
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==External links==
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Revision as of 16:32, 18 October 2011

Vineries Bridge, 1910.
Acocks Green is an area of south Birmingham located two miles north-east of Sarehole (now Hall Green). J.R.R. Tolkien used to walk to this location to see his uncle.

The following is an extract from letter Tolkien sent to a group of primary school children in Acocks Green:

"I lived till I was 8 at Sarehole and used to walk to A[cocks] G[reen] to see my uncle. It was all 'country' then ..."
― J.R.R. Tolkien[1]

References

  1. Sotheby's, English Literature, History, Children's Books and Illustrations, London, 16 December 2004, p. 274

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