|Location||Westfarthing, the Shire|
- See also: Hardbottle
Bottle in an element in English place-names meaning "large dwelling"
Nobottle is an actual place-name in Northamptonshire, England (erroneously listed as being in Northumberland). Similarly named actual places (apparently with the same etymology) include Newbold and Nobold.
- ↑ J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "A Part of the Shire" map
- ↑ David Salo, "Hobbitish Place-names" dated 23 November 1998, Elfling (accessed 20 March 2013)
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, "Nomenclature of The Lord of the Rings" in Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (eds), The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion, p. 771
- ↑ Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (eds), The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion, p. lvi