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Grindwall was a small hythe (landing) on the north bank of the Withywindle. It was outside of the High Hay and so was well watched and protected by a grind or fence extending into the water. On rising ground behind the hythe was the village of Breredon.[1]


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Adventures of Tom Bombadil, "Preface"