It has been often noted there are significant differences between 'good shire folk' and the queer hobbits that inhabit Buckland. Indeed, many in the west farthing cannot understand why hobbits would want to live so close to the dreaded old forest. Yet they do, and there is even a physical divider between the two similiar, but very different regions: the Brandywine River. There is but two methods to cross it: swim or cross the Brandywine Bridge to the north of the village of Stock.
The bridge itself is short but very broad and well made. It is the eastern entry-point to the Shire from neibhouring Bree-land. Yet there are guard-doors as well: no unwanted visitors are to be heard from when the world is in shadow.
There is little that is special to the Brandywine Bridge; it only acts as a connector between Bree-land and the Shire. Yet fans of the books will want to cross it once: it is beautifully made and quite a treat to see.
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