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Thistle Brook

Thistle Brook
Physical Description
LocationEastfarthing south of the Woody End
RealmsThe Shire
DescriptionMinor tributary of the River Shirebourn

Thistle Brook was a stream of the Eastfarthing of the Shire. From Green Hill Country it flowed southeast round Woody End and through the village of Willowbottom before its waters emptied into the River Shirebourn.[1]


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "A Part of the Shire" map