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Type: Buildings, Halls, Houses

Region: Beleriand & North

Meaning: New Dwelling

Location: The halls of Turgon in Nevrast, before he moved to Gondolin.

Description: ... Turgon dwelt long in those halls that he named Vinyamar, under Mount Taras beside the sea.

The Silmarillion, Quenta Silmarillion, Ch 14, Of Beleriand and Its Realms

And Tuor came into Nevrast, and looking upon Belegaer the Great Sea he was enamoured of it ... when the autumn came he saw seven great swans flying south..., and he followed their flight along the shores of the sea. Thus he came at length to the deserted halls of Vinyamar beneath Mount Taras, and he entered in, and found there the shield and hauberk, and the sword and helm, that Turgon had left there by the command of Ulmo long before....

The Silmarillion, Quenta Silmarillion, Ch 23, Of Tuor and the Fall of Gondolin

Contributors: Elena Tiriel 8Dec05

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