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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 Westmarch]] that lay between the Far Downs and, still further westward, the [[Tower Hills]].
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The '''Far Downs''' were 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 Westmarch]] that lay between the Far Downs and, still further westward, the [[Tower Hills]].
  
 
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[[Category:Shire]]
 
[[Category:Shire]]

Revision as of 05:02, 20 April 2007

The Far Downs were 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 Westmarch that lay between the Far Downs and, still further westward, the Tower Hills.