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Dates
Completed in III 2569; survived into the Fourth Age
Location
Edoras, the seat of the Kings of Rohan
Origins
Built by Brego, the second King of Rohan
Race
Division
Culture
Family
Pronunciation
me'duseld
Meaning
'Mead-hall'
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  • Updated 25 July 2011
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Meduseld

The Golden Hall of the King of Rohan

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Map of Meduseld
Map of Meduseld within Edoras (partially conjectural)1

The Golden Hall of Edoras, in which the Kings of Rohan dwelt and held their court.


Notes

1

No detailed map of Edoras exists, so the layout of the map shown above is based on its description given in The Lord of the Rings. Given its position on the Great West Road, it seems reasonable to guess that there would have been a northeastern entrance as well as a western one, but no such second opening in its defensive wall is directly mentioned.

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