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Location
Flowing approximately eastwards across the Shire
Race
Culture
Settlements
Flowed through Hobbiton and Bywater
Source
Tributaries
One, unnamed, flowing from the north into Bywater Pool
Outflow
Into the river Brandywine at Bridgefields

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  • Updated 13 May 2011
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The Water

The main river running through the Shire

Map of the Water

A tributary of the River Brandywine that rose in the Westfarthing of the Shire, and flowed eastward to meet the Brandywine just north of the Brandywine Bridge. Hobbiton and Bywater both stood on this river.


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