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Acocks Green

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Vineries Bridge, 1910.

Acocks Green is an area of south Birmingham located two miles north-east of Sarehole (now Hall Green). J.R.R. Tolkien used to walk to this location to see his uncle.

The following is an extract from a letter Tolkien sent to a group of primary school children in Acocks Green:

I lived till I was 8 at Sarehole and used to walk to A[cocks] G[reen] to see my uncle. It was all 'country' then ...

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