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Location: Happisburgh, NORFOLK
Encounter: A mother and her daughter were going home from a relative's house one moonlit night when they encountered "'A master gret old dog...a gret shucky thing nearly as big as a calf...down by the Pulk Hole'." It made no sound "'neither coming nor going'", then it "'sort o' disappeared like'." For a while afterwards, the mother felt very nervous.
Source: Letter from Grace Potter in the 'Eastern Daily Press', 7/3/1953.
Comments: The story is from a conversation between the mother and another person, overheard by Grace Potter of Happisburgh.
Place Name: Happisburgh - OE 'Haep's fortified place/fort'
Other: In Norfolk dialect, a 'pulk hole' is a muddy pool.

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