Tolkein's bog in cash boost.
BIRMINGHAM'S historic Moseley Bog Moseley Bog is a nature reserve in the Moseley area of Birmingham in England, at grid reference SP093820.
It was once a secondary reservoir to feed the millpond of Sarehole Mill. Although now drained, the embankment on its eastern side remains. , said to have inspired JRR JRR John Ronald Reuel (Tolkien)
JRR John Ross Robertson (Toronto, Ontario school)
JRR Japanese Research Reactor Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings, is to get a major revamp.
The area's Wildlife Trust will use up to pounds 500,000 of lottery grants to transform the wetlands, adding new car parking, footpaths and public art.
The news has been welcomed by fans of Tolkien, who used the bog as a childhood playground.
His great nephew, Tim Tolkien, says he hopes the spirit of the site will be preserved throughout the work.