Hobbiton and the Hill
pictures and maps


On this page, I've put together all of Tolkien's drawings and sketches of the Hill and its surroundings, accompanied by Fonstad's and Strachey's maps. Tolkien's sketches and illustrations all belong to the The Hobbit and were completed by 1938 at the latest. They may therefore not reflect the way his perceptions developed during the writing of LOTR. Click on the thumbnails to see the larger versions.

Hobbiton sketches by Tolkien


Hobbiton drawings by Tolkien


Bag End sketches and drawings by Tolkien


Bag End illustration by Tolkien
                Fonstad's maps of Bag End and the Hill                       Strachey's map of the Westfarthing


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