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Location: Unknown location, west NORFOLK
Encounter: "Geoff Cawthorne contacted us with the following:
'Well over sixty years ago my grandmother told me about a ghostly black dog she had seen on the Ouse estuary. It was known locally as Black Shuck. She said when she turned around it had gone, but she was worried for weeks about what misfortune would befall her. I don't know if anything did.'"
Source: From the 'Eastern Daily Press' website's former 'Spooky Norfolk' feature.

Location: Unknown location, west NORFOLK
Encounter: "The year was 1856 near a small village in West Norfolk, a farm labourer and his wife were walking home from a friends house when it happened. It was a nice summers night about 10pm and just getting dark, the moon was coming up but it was still light enough to see the country side around them. They walked arm in arm talking as they went, when they both heard the sound of a large dog running up behind them, they stopped turned around but could not see anything, the sounds had stopped so they carried on walking. As they got closer to the front gate of their small farm cottage once again they could hear the dog but this time it was running very fast and getting so close they could hear it heavy breathing. They now began to feel very frightened and started to run for the gate but the dog felt as if it was on top of them, the man opened the gate first and let his wife in then slammed it shut. He turned and looked up the lane but there was nothing there and the sounds had stopped once again, he was then going to speak to his wife when a deafening howl pierced the summer night. His wife screamed and pointed to the gate, the man swung around and there it was, the biggest black dog he had ever seen, its eyes seamed to be shinning bright green. It then slowly turned and disappeared into the night, it could not be seen but it could be heard padding away into the distance."
Source: http://bjh35.awardspace.com/monk1/pages/shuck.htm

Location: Unknown location, north NORFOLK
Encounter: One night in the 1950's, a young female was driving home from the coast when she saw an "extremely large" black dog running beside her car. It apparently overtook the car and dashed in front of it, forcing her to brake hard and stop. She was certain that it was 'Old Shuck'.
Source: https://jamesthurgill.wordpress.com/2014/10/14/on-the-trail-of-black-shuck/

Location: Unknown location, NORFOLK
Encounter: "We holidayed on the Norfolk coast, one thundery evening my 6yr old son and I drove along the coast to find a shop open to get a pint of milk. I parked up then noticed my son had nodded off in the backseat so ran into the shop and left him there. On returning to the car my son was sat upright in the back, shaking with a face as white as a sheet. I thought he had just been scared of the thunder, but as I opened the car door I was alerted to a rustling in the trees in front of the car and saw what can only be described as an extremely huge scruffy dog heading away. My son was sat starring motionless at where the dog had disappeared. I asked if he was ok and what was the matter, he answered that he had just seen a werewolf! I laughed and said "Don't be silly, it was just a big dog" but he said "No, it had orange fireballs in its eyes and it tried to get in the car". The following morning when packing up the car I was astounded to find big muddy paw prints on the bonnet and the back windows!" 
Source: From the 'Eastern Daily Press' website's former 'Spooky Norfolk' feature.

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