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Dates
Founded no earlier than III 1601 (year 1 by the Shire-reckoning): survived into the Fourth Age
Location
A town in the Shire, southeastward of Hobbiton near the eastern borders of the Westfarthing
Race
Culture
Family
Associated with the Cotton family, who farmed the lands to the south of Bywater
Pronunciation
by'water
Meaning
Simply the village by the Water

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Bywater

The village by the Water

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A town or village of the Shire, lying close to Hobbiton on the borders of the Westfarthing, near the East Road.


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