Gate of Wood
|Gate of Wood|
|Other names||Wooden Gate, First Gate|
|Location||First gate on the Orfalch Echor|
|Maker||Craftsmen of Turgon|
|Appearance||Pillared arch with riveted wooden porcullis|
|References||Of Tuor and his Coming to Gondolin|
The Gate of Wood was the first gate of the Seven Gates of Gondolin. It was placed at the end of the secret passage and the beginning of the Orfalch Echor, in an arch bordered by pillars. It was essentially a wooden portcullis that rose upon being touched in a certain place, an attribute which may be cancellable in the case of siege.