The Bywater pool in The Lord of the Rings Online

The Bywater Pool was a lake just north of the town of Bywater in the Westfarthing of the Shire. It was fed by the Water which came from the far north of the Shire.[1][2]

History Edit

Sam Gamgee, and the Cottons including Rosie Cotton, and her brothers Carl Cotton, Bowman Cotton, Wilcome Cotton, and Tolman Cotton Jr. used to swim in the lake when they were young.[3]

Portrayal in adaptations Edit

Video games Edit

The Bywater pool was featured in The Lord of the Rings Online.

Appearances Edit

Non-canonical appearances Edit

Translations around the world Edit

Foreign Language Translated name
Breton Lenn Bywater
Catalan Piscina de Per l'aigua
Chinese 臨水池
Czech U vody bazén
Danish Vedvandpøl
Dutch Plas van Bijwater
Finnish Virranlampi
French Étang de Belleau
German Wasserauer See
Greek Κολυμβήθρα του Από την νερό
Gujarati બાયવોટર હોજ
Hebrew בריכת על ידי מים
Hungarian Morotva-medence
Indonesian Kolam Bywater
Italian Pozza di Lungacque
Japanese 水の里プール
Macedonian Cyrillic Од водата базен
Malaysian Kolam Bywater
Norwegian Vedsundbasseng
Polish Basen nad Wodą
Portuguese Piscina de Beirágua (Brazil)

Piscina de À Beira-d’Água (Portugal)

Russian Байуотер бассейн
Slovenian Pervodje bazen
Slovak Na vodou bazén
Spanish Piscina de Bywater
Swedish Vidvattengöl

Lakes of Arda

Bywater Pool | Forbidden Pool | Gollum's lake | Great Lake | Kheled-zâram (Mirrormere) | Lake Evendim | Lake Helevorn | Lake Mithrim | Linaewen | Long Lake | Lórellin | Nen Hithoel | Nísinen | Tarn Aeluin

References Edit

  1. The Atlas of Middle-earth, Regional Maps, "The Shire"
  2. The Atlas of Middle-earth, The Lord of the Rings, "The Battle of Bywater"
  3. The Lord of the Rings, The Return of the King, Book Six, Chapter III: "Mount Doom"
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