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Woodridings

Woodridings, or 19 Lakeside Road, was a bungalow owned by J.R.R. Tolkien. It was situated in Branksome, Poole near Bournemouth. He bought the house in 1968, and he and Edith lived there until her death in 1972. They moved there to escape Tolkien's fame in Oxford after his retirement.

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