German film site has posted some brand new photos from the set of The Hobbit, which shows the work that's being done on some of the houses in the Shire. According to the site, these photos were taken over a month ago, before director Guillermo del Toroleft the film at the end of May. Click on any of the photos below to access our full gallery of images from the film.

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You can also CLICK HERE for descriptions of the images that were taken on the New Zealand set. It's not clear at this time when these sets will actually be used, but we will surely keep you updated with any reports on the progress of The Hobbit as soon as we have more information.