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Living Lore: Meon Hill ~ Gary Stocker

Continuing Gary Stocker’s Sunday series of posts on the folklore, ancient sites and legends of Britain. If you have similar stories to share from the area in which you live,  please read the footnote and send them in. Meon Hill, … Continue reading

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Living Lore: The Black Dog of Yapton with Bryony Voller

Bryony contacted me to share a story about the legendary beast that haunts the streets of the aptly named Yapton in West Sussex. The Black Dog was known to roam the village and the inhabitants left their doors open so … Continue reading

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Eyes as big as saucers…

Walking through the damp woods, the paw prints in the mud looked huge. “Ah,” would say my Grandad, nodding sagely, “that will be the barguest.” He would tell me bloodcurdling tales of the great, black dog with flaming eyes… tales … Continue reading

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Black Shuck – A Jamie Dark story from Geoffrey West @GeoffreyDWest

Jamie’s note for readers: Tales of a large black ghostly hound have been reported for centuries from all around the British Isles. However ‘Black Shuck’, also known as the ‘Spectre Hound’ or the ‘Hound of Hell’, the huge wild dog … Continue reading

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