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Rhosgobel was the house of Radagast on the western borders of Mirkwood, said to lie between the Carrock and the Old Forest Road.


The name contains rhosg "brown"[1] and gobel "walled house or village, townCite error: Closing </ref> missing for <ref> tag[2]


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies" p.385
  2. John David Ruemmler, Susan Tyler Hitchcock, Peter C. Fenlon (1995), Mirkwood (2nd edition) (#2019)