• Caves and vaults Vault 711 is Sirius Black’s vault at Gringotts. It contained a “reasonable amount of gold”(HBP3). Sirius uses money from this vault to buy Harry a Firebolt for Christmas (PA22). Read More
• Caves and vaults The “top security” vault underneath Gringotts Bank where Dumbledore kept the Philosopher’s Stone (PS5). 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
• Hogwarts castle and grounds The vegetable patch on the Hogwarts Grounds is located near the greenhouses. The food grown there is used in the food served at Hogwarts. 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
• City places • Streets, alleys, and lanes The visitors’ entrance to the Ministry of Magic is located in the “heart of London” (OP7). The entrance is an “old red telephone box” (OP7). Set in front of a heavily graffitied wall, the box is missing several panes of glass (OP7). Inside, there is a telephone that hangs crooked against the wall;… 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). Read More