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'''Bournemouth''' is a large town on the south coast of [[England]]. It was a place that [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] frequently visited for his holidays; staying in the same room at the Hotel Miramar, with a second room to write in. In the late 1960s Tolkien retired to the area with his [[Edith Tolkien|wife]]. Tolkien died in his home here in September 1973, and was buried in Oxfordshire.
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'''Bournemouth''' is a large town on the south coast of England. It was a place that [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] frequently visited for his holidays; staying in the same room at the Hotel Miramar, with a second room to write in. In the late 1960s Tolkien retired to nearby [[Woodridings|Poole]] with his [[Edith Tolkien|wife]] to escape the [[Tolkien fandom|attention]] of Oxford. Tolkien died in his home{{fact}} here in September [[1973]], and was buried in Oxfordshire.
  
 
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Bournemouth is a large town on the south coast of England. It was a place that J.R.R. Tolkien frequently visited for his holidays; staying in the same room at the Hotel Miramar, with a second room to write in. In the late 1960s Tolkien retired to nearby Poole with his wife to escape the attention of Oxford. Tolkien died in his home[source?] here in September 1973, and was buried in Oxfordshire.