J. R. R. Tolkien House, Oxford

J. R. R. Tolkien House, Oxford

A blue plaque marks the family home of author J. R. R. Tolkien from 1930 to 1947, at 20 Northmoor Road in Oxford. Here Tolkien wrote The Hobbit and the first two volumes of The Lord of the Rings.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
248391
Names
J. R. R. Tolkien House
Tolkien House
Coordinates
51.7710573° N, 1.2606549° W
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Aerial view of J. R. R. Tolkien House, Oxford
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Aerial view of J. R. R. Tolkien House, Oxford
Aerial view of J. R. R. Tolkien House, Oxford. Click image for a larger, interactive view.

Timeline

1930

J. R. R. Tolkien begins work on The Hobbit