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[[Image:Gondolin Plan.jpg|thumb|right|200px|Map of [[Gondolin]] showing the [[Place of the Well]]]]  The '''Place of the Well''', also known as the '''Square of the Folkwell''', was a large square in [[Gondolin]] just north of the [[Square of the King]].  It had a great well and many trees.
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[[File:Narfil Palùrfalas - Gondolin Plan.jpg|thumb|right|200px|Map of [[Gondolin]] showing the [[Place of the Well]]]]  The '''Place of the Well''', also known as the '''Square of the Folkwell''', was a large square in [[Gondolin]] just north of the [[Square of the King]].  The square had many oak and poplar trees, and also a great well of vast depth with very pure water.  However, in the fall of Gondolin the well became polluted with the carcases of Orcs.<ref>{{LT2|III}}, p. 182</ref>
  
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Map of Gondolin showing the Place of the Well
The Place of the Well, also known as the Square of the Folkwell, was a large square in Gondolin just north of the Square of the King. The square had many oak and poplar trees, and also a great well of vast depth with very pure water. However, in the fall of Gondolin the well became polluted with the carcases of Orcs.[1]

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  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Book of Lost Tales Part Two, "The Fall of Gondolin" , p. 182