The Wold was an area of rolling downs situated between Fangorn Forest and the River Anduin, bounded in the north by the River Limlight and extending south to East Emnet.

The Wold was the northenmost area of the Gondorian province of Calenardhon and became part of the Kingdom of Rohan in the year 2510 of the Third Age. In battle with the Easterlings in TA 2545, Eorl the Young, first King of the Mark, was slain in the Wold and a mound was raised there in his honor.
Encyclopedia entry originally written by PotbellyHairyfoot