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On the western borders of the Shire, immediately to the east of the Far Downs
The name of these downs comes from their chalky white soil


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White Downs

The chalk downs of the Shire’s Westfarthing

A range of chalk downs in the western regions of the Shire; Michel Delving, the chief town of the Shire, was built (and burrowed) there.

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