Login

Or
Register Now


Already have an account?
Username:

Password:

Remember me

Lost Your Password?
Main Menu
Collector's Guide Table of Contents
Recent Visitors

wellinghall
33 minutes ago

Trotter
1 hour 9 minutes ago

Laurin666
1 hour 31 minutes ago

Stu
2 hours 38 minutes ago

Deagol
4 hours 35 minutes ago

Jlong
6 hours 22 minutes ago

tolkienbrasil
10 hours 30 minutes ago

Findegil
12 hours 31 minutes ago
Report message: *
 
* = Required

University of Birmingham law building [Tolkien source?]

Subject: University of Birmingham law building [Tolkien source?]
by wellinghall on 2010/2/7 2:24:26

This site:
http://vacations.suite101.com/article ... nd-city-walking-in-the-uk

has provided me with this quote:
"These include Sarehole Mill and the gates leading to the University of Birmingham law building. Both features are thought to have possibly inspired Birmingham born author JRR Tolkein when writing his epic novel The Lord of the Rings."

Okay, I'm laughing at the "Birmingham born" bit, but does anyone know about the gates leading to the University of Birmingham law building? I haven't heard of that as a source before, but this doesn't mean it isn't true.

- wellinghall