Will Tolkien’s hotel get the wrecking ball?
The Three Cups Hotel may become two flats if developers in the U.K. get their way. Standing in the way is a 10-year-old boy, Jeremy Irons and a nation of Tolkienites waiting to hear the news. Thanks to diedye for finding this and sharing it on our message boards. The hotel in Lyme Regis, Dorset, is derelict but the location where J.R.R. Tolkien spent time and sketched and is also famous for the film “The French Lieutenant’s Woman,” and has hosted the likes of Jane Austen, Alfred Tennyson and Dwight D. Eisenhower. You can read the full story here. Any TORn readers ready to leap into the hotel business? Rally the troops in the U.K!Posted in J.R.R. Tolkien, Lord of the Rings, LotR Books on June 22, 2009 by MrCere Will Tolkien’s hotel get the wrecking ball? | Discuss