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'''Green Hill Country''' was a patch of country in the [[Shire]], marked out by the [[Green Hills]] that ran west to east through three of the Shire's four [[Farthings]].
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| location=[[Took Family|Took]]ish [[Westfarthing]] to [[Woody End]] ([[Eastfarthing]])
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'''Green Hill Country''' was a patch of country in [[the Shire]], marked out by the [[Green Hills]] that ran west to east through three of the Shire's four [[Farthings]].<ref>{{FR|Part}}</ref>
  
The western feet of the Green Hills were in the [[Westfarthing]], in the lands of the [[Took family|Tooks]]. From Tuckborough, a road ran eastwards through the Green Hill Country, and it was this that [[Frodo]], [[Sam]] and [[Pippin]] briefly used in their journey from [[Bag End]].
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The western feet of the Green Hills were in the [[Westfarthing]], in the lands of the [[Took Family|Tooks]]. From Tuckborough, a road ran eastwards through the Green Hill Country, and it was this that [[Frodo Baggins|Frodo]], [[Samwise Gamgee|Sam]] and [[Peregrin Took|Pippin]] briefly used in their journey from [[Bag End]].
  
From their beginnings in the Westfarthing, the Hills cut through the northern corner of the [[Southfarthing]], where the village of [[Pincup]] lay on their southern slopes. Finally, they passed through the border into the [[Eastfarthing]], where they became densely wooded, and reached their eastern end at the appropriately named [[Woody End]].
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From their beginnings in the Westfarthing, the Hills cut through the northern corner of the [[Southfarthing]], where the village of [[Pincup]] lay on their southern slopes. Finally, they passed through the border into the [[Eastfarthing]], where they became densely wooded, and reached their eastern end at the appropriately named [[Woody End]].<ref>{{FR|I3}}</ref>
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[[Category:Regions of the Shire]]
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Revision as of 01:06, 17 June 2011

Matěj Čadil - Green Hill Country.jpg
Green Hill Country
Physical Description
TypeCountryside
LocationTookish Westfarthing to Woody End (Eastfarthing)
RealmsThe Shire
InhabitantsHobbits, especially Tooks
DescriptionGreen Hills, wooded in the east
General Information
EventsPassed through by Frodo Baggins on the Quest of the Ring

Green Hill Country was a patch of country in the Shire, marked out by the Green Hills that ran west to east through three of the Shire's four Farthings.[1]

The western feet of the Green Hills were in the Westfarthing, in the lands of the Tooks. From Tuckborough, a road ran eastwards through the Green Hill Country, and it was this that Frodo, Sam and Pippin briefly used in their journey from Bag End.

From their beginnings in the Westfarthing, the Hills cut through the northern corner of the Southfarthing, where the village of Pincup lay on their southern slopes. Finally, they passed through the border into the Eastfarthing, where they became densely wooded, and reached their eastern end at the appropriately named Woody End.[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, "Three is Company"