Birthplace of J.R.R. Tolkien John Ronald Reuel Tolkien, author of "The Hobbit" and "The Lord of the Rings", was born on this site on 3 January 1892 Geboorteplek van J.R.R. Tolkien John Ronald Reuel Tolkien, die skrywer van "The Hobbit" en "The Lord of the Rings", is 3 Januarie 1892 op hierdie terrein gebore

19 President Steyn Avenue , Bloemfontein, South Africa

This building is the first that was erected for the Transvaal University College. It was designed by Mr. Percy Eagle and built by J.J. Kirkness. The foundation stone was laid on 3rd August 1910 by the Governor-General, Viscount Gladstone. The building was occupied in September 1911, when there were seven professors, six lecturers, one secretary and sixty-two students connected with the institution. Together with the Chemistry Building, it housed the entire University College until 1920. National Monuments Council 1971

University of Pretoria, -25.754137, 28.230151, Pretoria, South Africa