|SHUCKLAND Introduction Alphabetical List of Locations|
|Location:||Peddar's Way, NORFOLK|
|Legend:||Black Shuck is said to travel along Peddar's Way at night. (1)
"...'Old Shuck' is the dog of a long drowned smuggler sailing in and out of North Norfolk. After the smuggler was drowned the dog (a male Newfoundland) searched for him from the beach [at Holme] to the far end of the old smugglers' route, the Peddar's Way." (2)
|Sources:||(1) James Wentworth Day: 'The Ghost Hunter's Game Book' (Muller, 1958)
(2) Letter from Mr. A. G. Kent to me, 22/10/1983.
|Place Name:||Peddar's Way - Often said to be a corruption of 'Pedlar's Way', it seems to derive from the Latin pedester: 'on foot.'|
|Other:||See also Roudham, Great Massingham, Castle Acre.|