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Dates
Made some time after the settlement of the Shire in III 1601
Location
Leading westward from the Causeway in the Shire's Eastfarthing, south of Stock
Race
Culture
Family
Settlements
Led to and past Maggot's farm of Bamfurlong

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Maggot’s Lane

The lane that led past Bamfurlong

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A short lane in the Marish region of the Shire. Just one or two miles long, it led westwards from the Causeway to Maggot's farm at Bamfurlong, and then on for a short distance into his fields further to the west. Though a minor thoroughfare, the lane had a remarkable list of visitors: Tom Bombadil travelled down it to see his friend Maggot, and later one of the Nazgûl came along it in search of 'Baggins'. Frodo, Sam and Pippin entered it from the fields to the west and were driven to its eastern end on the Causeway by Farmer Maggot.


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