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Causeway Forts

Causeway Forts
Forts
General Information
LocationEastern end of the Rammas Echor
TypeForts
History
EventsFaramir's defense of Osgiliath

The Causeway Forts were fortified twin towers, which made up the gate guarding the Causeway road from Osgiliath to Minas Tirith. The road ran through the Rammas Echor into the Pelennor Fields.

[edit] History

During the War of the Ring, they were guarded by Faramir against the Witch-king but were easily overrun.

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