N. Tarnost loc.

N. Tarnost, loc.

A location (city?) on the 2nd draft map for The Lord of the Rings, in Gondor east of the river Ringlo (WR/437), also appearing as the “hills of Tarnost” in some draft notes for final chapters of The Lord of the Rings (SD/17). Its final element may be ost “city”, but the meaning of its initial element is unclear.

References ✧ SD/17; SDI1/Tarnost; WR/437; WRI


ost “city, town (with wall round)”