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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]].
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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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==References==
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* ''[[The Fellowship of the Ring]]'', Map "A Part of the Shire"
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* ''[[The History of The Hobbit|The History of The Hobbit: Return to Bag-End]]''  
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* ''[[The Atlas of Middle-earth]]'' by [[Karen Wynn Fonstad]]
  
 
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Revision as of 11:27, 17 March 2008

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".

References