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Bucklebury Ferry

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A raft-ferry, the main crossing point of the River [[Brandywine]] from [[the Shire]] to [[Buckland]], after the Brandywine Bridge.
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'''Bucklebury Ferry''' was a raft-ferry, at the main crossing point of the River [[Brandywine]] from [[the Shire]] to [[Buckland]], about 20 miles south of the Brandywine Bridge.<ref>{{FR|Part}}</ref>  From the [[Causeway]] on the west bank a lane about a hundred yards long led to a broad wooden landing-stage.  On the east side the bank was steep and a winding lane climbed up from the landing.  The ferry-boat itself was large and flat.<ref>{{FR|I5}}</ref>
 
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Revision as of 22:08, 18 June 2011

Bucklebury Ferry was a raft-ferry, at the main crossing point of the River Brandywine from the Shire to Buckland, about 20 miles south of the Brandywine Bridge.[1] From the Causeway on the west bank a lane about a hundred yards long led to a broad wooden landing-stage. On the east side the bank was steep and a winding lane climbed up from the landing. The ferry-boat itself was large and flat.[2]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "A Part of the Shire" map
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "A Conspiracy Unmasked"