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Rushock Bog

Rushock Bog
Physical Description
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]

[edit] Etymology

David Salo suggested an etymology from Old Hobbitish *Ryscuc meaning "rushy place".[2]


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "A Part of the Shire" map
  2. David Salo, "Hobbitish Place-names" dated 23 November 1998, Elfling (accessed 5 August 2015)