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Oatbarton

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'''Oatbarton''' was a town in the [[Northfarthing]] of the [[Shire]], but its exact location is unknown. The [[Northway]] led from Oatbarton to the [[Great East Road]].  
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'''Oatbarton''' was a town in the [[Northfarthing]] of [[the Shire]], but its exact location is unknown. The [[Northway]] led from Oatbarton to the [[Great East Road]].  
  
 
In [[The Atlas of Middle-earth]], Karen Fonstad misread the name, which appears in small letters on a map by [[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]]. Her Atlas called the town "Oakbottom".  
 
In [[The Atlas of Middle-earth]], Karen Fonstad misread the name, which appears in small letters on a map by [[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]]. Her Atlas called the town "Oakbottom".  

Revision as of 18:59, 10 January 2011

Oatbarton was a town in the Northfarthing of the Shire, but its exact location is unknown. The Northway led from Oatbarton to the Great East Road.

In The Atlas of Middle-earth, Karen Fonstad misread the name, which appears in small letters on a map by Tolkien. Her Atlas called the town "Oakbottom".

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