see the HP Lexicon description
- Spinner as in a possible spinning and weaving industrial
housing neighbourhood for mills workers.
- End as in some English street names
- "Spinner" also suggests a plotter
in a spider's web of intrigue, and "end" suggests that either the spinner is to
meet his end in this chapter or that this chapter's events will lead to the
(HP Lexicon - Bravo!)
- Cobbled street suggests an old
- Looks like a Muggle dunghill (said
- "The walls were completely covered in books, most of them
bound in black or brown leather "
- "The place had an air of neglect, as though it was not
usually inhabited." No surprise there if Snape only uses it during summer
or for a hideout as a spy. Why he keeps it in this
state while he could use magic to renovate it is unknown
(and strange if you ask me, but then again, so is the Owlery
at Hogwarts!) It seems wizards are not so prone on cleaning
after all. Maybe he's even doing this out of spite to Wormtail
; ) Joking! No really, ladies, don't forget men do not require
as much as women do and the state of his house may not bother
him at all.
- Inference: he lives there alone and nobody else lives
there on a permanent basis
- Whether the Order and/or Albus know of this place is
uncertain. May be unplottable to allow a safe retreat
to Snape at all times. However, if he has been residing
there in summer, he will not be able to go back 'home' after
Thanks to Afictionado
my very good friend for finding these
The next two look more modern because of the windows and the
but I think it fits a bit. I wanted to show off some colours!