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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 or village in the [[Northfarthing]] of [[the Shire]]. The [[Northway]] led from Oatbarton to the [[Great East Road]].
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==Appendix==
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Oatbarton does not appear in the map ''[[A Part of the Shire]]'' therefore its location is unknown.
  
 
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".  
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* ''[[The Atlas of Middle-earth]]'' by [[Karen Wynn Fonstad]]
 
* ''[[The Atlas of Middle-earth]]'' by [[Karen Wynn Fonstad]]
  
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Latest revision as of 11:42, 24 November 2012

Oatbarton
Physical Description
TypeTown
LocationThe Northfarthing
RealmsThe Shire
InhabitantsHobbits
General Information
ReferencesThe Fellowship of the Ring

Oatbarton was a town or village in the Northfarthing of the Shire. The Northway led from Oatbarton to the Great East Road.

[edit] Appendix

Oatbarton does not appear in the map A Part of the Shire therefore its location is unknown.

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".

[edit] References