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Haudh in Gwanûr

Type: Other Constructions

Region: Gondor

Meaning: Mound of the Twins

Other Names also spelled Haudh in Gwanur

Location: A burial mound in Ithilien, on the banks of the Poros, near the Crossings.

Description: When Ithilien was invaded in great strength, King Folcwine of Rohan ... [sent] many men to Gondor. With their aid Túrin won a victory at the crossings of the Poros; but the sons of Folcwine both fell in the battle. The Riders buried them after the fashion of their people, and they were laid in one mound, for they were twin brothers. Long it stood, Haudh in Gwanûr, high upon the shore of the river, and the enemies of Gondor feared to pass it.

The Return of the King, LoTR Appendix A, Annals of the Kings and Rulers: Gondor and the Heirs of Anárion: The Stewards

Contributors: Elena Tiriel 20Aug04

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