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Rushock Bog

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Rushock Bog
Physical Description
TypeSwamp
LocationThe Water, Westfarthing
RealmsThe Shire

Rushock Bog was a swamp on The Water in the Westfarthing, south of Needlehole and to the north-west of Hobbiton.[1]

Etymology

David Salo suggested an etymology from Old Hobbitish *Ryscuc meaning "rushy place"

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "A Part of the Shire" map