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Staddle

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Staddle
Physical Description
TypeTown
LocationCentral Eriador, near Bree
RealmsArnor
Arthedain
Reunited Kingdom
InhabitantsMen, Hobbits
General Information
ReferencesThe Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Staddle was a village in Bree-land, lying on the south-eastern slopes of the Bree-hill. Staddle was the main settlement of the Bree-hobbits.

[edit] Etymology

Staddle (Old English staðol) occurs in real-life English place-names with the meaning "foundation", of buildings, sheds, ricks etc.[1]

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Nomenclature of The Lord of the Rings" in Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (eds), The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion, p. 776