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A village in the [[Eastfarthing]] of the [[Shire]]. [[Frodo Baggins|Frodo]], [[Sam]] and [[Pippin]] met [[Gildor Inglorion]] and his people in the woods above Woodhall, and the three passed close by the village on the last stages of their journey to [[Bucklebury Ferry]].
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[[Image:Matěj Čadil - Woodhall.jpg|thumb|''Woodhall'' by [[Matěj Čadil]]]]
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'''Woodhall''' was a village in the [[Eastfarthing]] of [[the Shire]] within the woods of [[Woody End]].<ref>{{FR|Part}}</ref> [[Frodo Baggins|Frodo]], [[Samwise Gamgee|Sam]] and [[Peregrin Took|Pippin]] met [[Gildor|Gildor Inglorion]] and his people on the road near the Woody End above Woodhall,<ref>{{FR|I3}}</ref> and the three passed close by the village on the last stages of their journey to [[Bucklebury Ferry]].<ref>{{FR|I4}}</ref>
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==Etymology==
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According to [[David Salo]] the name means "hall in a wood", representing a possible [[Old English|Old Hobbitish]] ''Wuduheall''.<ref>{{webcite|author=[[David Salo]]|articleurl=http://groups.yahoo.com/group/elfling/message/121|articlename=Hobbitish Place-names|dated=23 November 1998|website=[[Elfling]]}}</ref>
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[[Category:Cities, towns and villages of the Shire]]
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Revision as of 09:01, 28 April 2013

Woodhall by Matěj Čadil

Woodhall was a village in the Eastfarthing of the Shire within the woods of Woody End.[1] Frodo, Sam and Pippin met Gildor Inglorion and his people on the road near the Woody End above Woodhall,[2] and the three passed close by the village on the last stages of their journey to Bucklebury Ferry.[3]

Etymology

According to David Salo the name means "hall in a wood", representing a possible Old Hobbitish Wuduheall.[4]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "A Part of the Shire" map
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "Three is Company"
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "A Short Cut to Mushrooms"
  4. David Salo, "Hobbitish Place-names" dated 23 November 1998, Elfling (accessed 18 December 2014)