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Location: Between Whittlesey and Coates, CAMBRIDGESHIRE
Legend: Local people used to shun the A605 road between Whittlesey and Coates during the hours of darkness because of the 'Shuck Dog' that is said to haunt the highway at night. The creature is large, black, has "great yellow eyes", and "brings sure death to anyone he meets."
Source: 'Peterborough Advertiser', 25/12/1936.
Place Names: Whittlesey - OE 'Wittel's island'
Coates - OE 'cottage(s)'

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