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Road of Arches

Map of Gondolin showing the Great Market on the eastern side

The Road of Arches was a street in Gondolin, according to the early version of the legendarium in The Book of Lost Tales. It connected the Square of the Palace to the north-west Place of the Well.[1]

Its Qenya name was Kúnë Mallë.[2]

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  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Book of Lost Tales Part Two, "III. The Fall of Gondolin", p. 182
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, "The Alphabet of Rúmil & Early Noldorin Fragments", in Parma Eldalamberon XIII (edited by Carl F. Hostetter, Christopher Gilson, Arden R. Smith, Patrick H. Wynne, and Bill Welden), p. 105