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Crickhollow was a village in the northern parts of Buckland. It was mainly occupied with those who grew tired of the often crowded Brandy Hall. In T.A. 3018, Frodo Baggins bought a house here to which his possessions were moved, as an excuse for traveling east.


Tolkien noted that the first element is obsolete of obscure meaning. A hollow is a depression on the ground.[1]

Portrayals in Adaptations

2007: The Lord of the Rings Online:

Crickhollow is visted by the player during Stirrings in the Darkness.


  1. Nomenclature