• Place See newsagent’s (CS – Differences Between U.K. and U.S. editions). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:16 — 4.8MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts… Read More
• Caves and vaults The “top security” vault underneath Gringotts Bank where Dumbledore kept the Philosopher’s Stone (PS5). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:16 — 4.8MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Streets, alleys, and lanes On this street, there was a newsagent’s where Tom Marvolo Riddle bought his diary (CS13). This diary, of course, is the one Riddle later turned into a horcrux – and which Harry destroyed with the fang of the basilisk (HBP23). See also Echoes of the Past: Street Names… Read More
• Glossary An inhabited place large enough to have a church but smaller than a town, roughly speaking.   Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:16 — 4.8MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Place A number of places are described as villages, including some that are never named. Wizarding villages: Chipping Clodbury Godric’s Hollow Hogsmeade Lancashire Mould-on-the-Wold Ottery St. Catchpole Tinworth Upper Flagley unnamed villages in which Gilderoy Lockhart’s amazing feats supposedly took place, including a village in Transylvania, where he claimed to have… Read More
• Event Mr. Lovegood explains the history of the Deathly Hallows, then tries to sell Harry to the Ministry. The trio just barely escapes.¬†Harry thinks he has figured out the mystery of the Hallows. The Lovegoods’ tower-like home, which reminds Ron of a rook in chess, is near the village of Ottery… Read More
• Place Vratsa is a city in northwestern Bulgaria, located in the foothills of the Balkans. It is the home of the Vratsa Vultures¬†Quidditch team (QA8). Podcast: Play in new window |… Read More