The Hobbit Author JRR Tolkien Link To Newcastle Found In Graveyard

Posted by admin on Dec 10, 2012

A little piece of Hobbit history was discovered in the North East. In the month the new film The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is released, it is Tyneside that holds a special Tolkien secret.

The first of the three fantasy-adventure films directed, co-written and produced by Peter Jackson is based on JRR Tolkien’s fantasy novel from 1937. The author had strong links to Newcastle, and the dedicated team renovating graves in Jesmond Old Cemetery in Newcastle uncovered a secret about him.

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