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'''Overhill''' was a small village in the [[Westfarthing]], to the north of [[Hobbiton]] and [[Hobbiton Hill|The Hill]], marking the end of the short road that ran past [[Bag End]] and [[Bagshot Row]].<ref>{{FR|Part}}</ref> Though the [[Boffin Family]] was generally associated with [[The Yale]] in the [[Eastfarthing]] of [[the Shire]], there was at least one Boffin who lived in Overhill: an apparently well-to-do [[Hobbits|Hobbit]] who employed [[Samwise Gamgee|Sam's]] cousin [[Halfast Gamgee|Halfast]].<ref>{{FR|I2}}</ref>
 
'''Overhill''' was a small village in the [[Westfarthing]], to the north of [[Hobbiton]] and [[Hobbiton Hill|The Hill]], marking the end of the short road that ran past [[Bag End]] and [[Bagshot Row]].<ref>{{FR|Part}}</ref> Though the [[Boffin Family]] was generally associated with [[The Yale]] in the [[Eastfarthing]] of [[the Shire]], there was at least one Boffin who lived in Overhill: an apparently well-to-do [[Hobbits|Hobbit]] who employed [[Samwise Gamgee|Sam's]] cousin [[Halfast Gamgee|Halfast]].<ref>{{FR|I2}}</ref>
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==Other Versions of the Legendarium==
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On the original map of the Shire, Overhill was named "Northope".<ref>{{PM|Trees}}, ''Boffin of the Yale''</ref>.
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[[Category:Cities, towns and villages of the Shire]]
 
[[Category:Cities, towns and villages of the Shire]]

Latest revision as of 05:09, 19 September 2015

Overhill was a small village in the Westfarthing, to the north of Hobbiton and The Hill, marking the end of the short road that ran past Bag End and Bagshot Row.[1] Though the Boffin Family was generally associated with The Yale in the Eastfarthing of the Shire, there was at least one Boffin who lived in Overhill: an apparently well-to-do Hobbit who employed Sam's cousin Halfast.[2]

[edit] Other Versions of the Legendarium

On the original map of the Shire, Overhill was named "Northope".[3].

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, "The Shadow of the Past"
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "The Family Trees", Boffin of the Yale