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.
Map showing the location of J. R. R. Tolkien House, Oxford, England. (Note: The address shown in the upper-left panel is sometimes inaccurate.) Click here to view larger.