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Far Downs

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The downlands that marked the western borders of the [[Shire]], forty leagues (120 miles) west from the [[Brandywine Bridge]]. Of their geography almost nothing is known, except that the town of [[Greenholm]] seems to have been built among the Downs. It was from here that Fastred of Greenholm came, the first [[Warden of the Westmarch]] that lay between the Far Downs and, still further westward, the [[Tower Hills]].
 
The downlands that marked the western borders of the [[Shire]], forty leagues (120 miles) west from the [[Brandywine Bridge]]. Of their geography almost nothing is known, except that the town of [[Greenholm]] seems to have been built among the Downs. It was from here that Fastred of Greenholm came, the first [[Warden of the Westmarch]] that lay between the Far Downs and, still further westward, the [[Tower Hills]].
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The downlands that marked the western borders of the Shire, forty leagues (120 miles) west from the Brandywine Bridge. Of their geography almost nothing is known, except that the town of Greenholm seems to have been built among the Downs. It was from here that Fastred of Greenholm came, the first Warden of the Westmarch that lay between the Far Downs and, still further westward, the Tower Hills.