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Hobbiton Hill

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The Hill - Hobbiton across the Water by J.R.R. Tolkien.

Hobbiton Hill, usually called simply The Hill, stood to the north of the town of Hobbiton.[1] Bag End was tunneled into this hill by Bungo Baggins.[2]

The earth removed in excavating Bag End was shot over the edge of the sudden fall in the hillside onto the ground forming the Bagshot Row; it became the gardens and earthwalls of the other dwellings.[3]


  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 Hobbit, "An Unexpected Party"
  3. 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. 765