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Tolkien house wins listed status

November 23, 2004 at 1:45 pm by xoanon  - 

The house where JRR Tolkien wrote the Hobbit and most of the Lord of the Rings has been given protected status. Despite having no special architectural qualities, 20 Northmoor Road in Oxford is to be a Grade II listed building. Heritage Minister Andrew McIntosh announced the news on Tuesday, saying the decision was made on the basis of Professor Tolkien’s importance. [More]

Posted in Old Main News on November 23, 2004 by

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