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The Barrowfield was a field outside the wall and dike of Edoras where the Rulers of Rohan were buried. By the end of the Third Age there were two rows of tombs: one for the First Line (Eorl to Helm Hammerhand) and one for the Second Line (Fréaláf to Théoden). The main road leading to the city passed between these two rows.[1]

Simbelmynë grew on the western side of the mounds, and more thickly on Helm's.[2]

It is not known if the Kings of the Third Line (starting with Éomer) were still buried there during the Fourth Age.

Etymology[edit | edit source]

The name means "a field containing a grave-mound".[3]