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The Twelve Houses of Gondolin were the twelve most noble houses of the city of Gondolin. They also formed most of the city's army.
|House of the King||Turgon||King's guard, last line of defense||Argent moon, Or (gold) sun, gules (red) heart.|
|House of the White Wing||Tuor||Tuor's guard, stoutest of the folk of Gondolin||Argent wing|
|House of the Mole||Maeglin||Maeglin's guard, black armor, round caps covered in moleskin||Sable field|
|House of the Harp||Salgant||Valiant battalion, leader was a coward||Argent harp, sable field|
|House of the Golden Flower||Glorfindel||Valiant host, leader killed by Balrog (which died also), golden armor||Or flower|
|House of the Fountain||Ecthelion||Leader slew Gothmog, marched into battle playing flutes||Fountain, favored white and crystals|
|House of the Pillar||Penlod||Leader was tallest of the Gondolindrim||Pillar|
|House of the Tower of Snow||Penlod||See above||Argent tower|
|House of the Heavenly Arch||Egalmoth||Part of archer unit in the city, opal in helmet||7 gems - color of rainbow|
|House of the Swallow||Duilin||2nd part of archers, had feather plumes in helmets||Arrowhead|
|House of the Tree||Galdor||Missile unit in city, used clubs and slings, wore green||Tree|
|House of the Hammer of Wrath||Rog||Largest house, all died in the Fall of Gondolin, used hammers and maces||Stricken Anvil|