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Location: Between Middleton (ESSEX) and Boxford (SUFFOLK)

"On the border of Essex and Suffolk, a Black Dog crosses the boundary from Middleton to Boxford..."

Source: 'Folklore' Vol. LX111 (1952), p.100.
Place Names: Middleton - OE 'Middle-homestead/village'
Boxford - OE 'ford where box grew'
Other: The dog presumably crosses the county boundary via the bridge over the river Stour at Sudbury.

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