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Dates
Raised after the slaying of Finduilas in I 495
Location
At the Crossings of Teiglin on the western borders of Brethil
Origins
Raised as a grave-mound for Finduilas by the Men of Brethil
Race
The grave of an Elf, made by Men
Division
Finduilas was of the Noldor; the Men of Brethil belonged to the Edain
Culture
Family
Finduilas descended from the House of Finarfin
Pronunciation
how'th-en-e'lleth (the 'th' in Haudh is pronounced as in 'clothe', but in Elleth as in 'cloth')
Meaning
Other names

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Haudh-en-Elleth

The grave-mound of Finduilas

Map of Haudh-en-Elleth
Slightly conjectural1
Slightly conjectural1

The Mound of the Elf-maid; the grave of Finduilas of Nargothrond that stood near the Crossings of Teiglin on the western borders of the Forest of Brethil.


Notes

1

Though the geography of this region is generally well established, we are not told exactly where the mound of Haudh-en-Elleth was situated and, indeed, the only specific comment we have regarding its location is that it stood close to the Crossings of Teiglin. A further clue comes from the fact that, when Niënor came to Brethil, she passed the Crossings before coming across the mound. We can deduce from this that Haudh-en-Elleth must have been made on the eastern side of Teiglin and relatively close to the Crossings, but it is not possible to place it any more exactly.

See also...

Mound of the Elf-maid

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