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  • Milbourne

    This is a town of some 160 people, most of whom live in the farmsteads that surround the town on both sides of the river. Buildings are almost all of wood; only the Old Granary, the Mill House, and the Mansion House are of limestone (from the Blanryde …

  • Mill House

    This partially thatched stone building with its impressively large water wheel is owned by [[:haldelar | Haldelar]] the miller and his wife [[:parella | Parella]], parents of [[:jelenneth | Jelenneth]]. The mill is used by almost all the farmers around …

  • Warehouses

    These ramshackle buildings are communal property. Any villager can store goods here, since a small tithe is collected for upkeep and guarding of the place. Currently about half of the Warehouses have been burned down, and are in the process of being …

  • The Folly

    Half a bridge has stood here for some 50 years. It is made of superb hardwood, and everyone still talks about the idiot who paid for it to be built and only realized half-way through that it was totally unnecessary, given the shallowness of the river. …

  • Boathouse

    Wooden wharves flank the large boathouse where river barges come to be tethered. The keeper of this place, [[:capella | Capella]], dabbles in several crafts. She is a moderately able carpenter and a good repairer of leaking boats (she always smells …

  • The Exchange

    To the west of this fine building lies an open-air market, used by ore buyers, livestock traders, and farmers at harvest-time. The building itself has several functions. It serves as a town hall if there is a need for any public meeting that can’t be …

  • Baron of Mutton

    Ths tavern is the one frequented by most town people, and it has accommodation for up to 30 guests at any one time. Guests here have a choice of living well or roughing it. Roughing it means sleeping in a 12 bed common room, possibly shared with the barge …

  • Carman Smithy

    This large smithy, owned by the Carman family, is used to smelt the ores taken from the mines prior to their despatch downriver. Some ore is sold raw, but most gets purified, so the bellows and fumaces of the smithy am on the go most of the time, …

  • Old Granary

    This stone roundhouse, another Carman property, is used for long-term grain storage during the winter. Hay and other animal feed may be stored here as well if Old Grizzler says there’s going to be a hard winter ahead. The building has extensive cellars …

  • Carpenter

    Most of this building is a large work studio, not unlike [[:capella | Capella]]’s [[Boathouse | Boathouse]]. [[:garyld | Garyld]], the carpenter here is a jack-of-all-trades. An adequate bowyer and fletcher, he also makes furniture (providing one doesn’t …

  • Pelor Temple

    The young priest [[:semheis | Semheis]] has his home here. The old priest of the town died some months ago, and Semheis‘s placement here by the senior priests of his faith wasn’t a shrewd move. Idealistic, zealous, and a bom adventurer, Semheis is too …

  • Stable and Kennel

    There are few horses in Milbome, since their usefulness as mounts is limited in hilly and wooded terrain; most travel here is done by boat and barge rather than on horseback. however, [[:nafton | Nafton]] usually has a handful of average quality horses …

  • Silver Crown

    Once a somewhat bustling, if skeevy, tavern that sold Haranshire-famous meat-pies (famous for the gastrointestinal distress they tended to cause), this tavern was run by [[:thimpsen | Thimpsen ]] and his son [[:gergel | Gergel]]. It was burned down by …

  • Carman Mansion

    Known by all locals simply as the ”Mansion House,” this stone building surrounded by a high wooden wall is home to [[:darius-carman | Darius Carman]] and his family (his second wife and four children: two girls by his first marriage, two boys by his …

  • Old Grizzler House

    This small and ramshackle house-more a hut, really - nestles beside the Churnett river, where its occupant [[:old-grizzler | Old Grizzler]] can be found fishing when he isn't in the [[Crystal Wall]] tavern, managing operations (and drinking a lot of ale).

  • Crystal Wall

    Owned and operated by our group of adventurers, this establishment has already burned down once, on the night of its grand opening, thanks to the 'Grog of Substantial Whimsy Incident'. Currently employs [[:old-grizzler | Old Grizzler]] as overseer of …

  • Garyld

    Constable and Carpenter, Retired ranger. Is lame with arthritis and hands and legs. A kind man who keeps in touch with other rangers in the area, [[:cooper | Cooper]] and [[:shiraz | Shiraz]]. Knows lots of general info about the area of Haranshire. …