A legendary black dog known in northern England, was said to haunt lonely roads awaiting travelers. Appearing in the shape of horses, mules, or dogs, the Gytrash haunt solitary ways and lead people astray. They are usually feared, but they can also be benevolent, guiding lost travelers to the right road.
In some parts of Lincolnshire and Yorkshire, the gytrash was known as the ‘Shagfoal’ and took the form of a spectral mule or donkey with eyes that glowed like burning coals. In this form, the beast was believed to be purely malevolent.
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When I was two years old, I saw a pitch black dog under my grandparent’s bed. It had blood red eyes and stared at me, unblinking. My grandparent’s did not have a dog, had not previously owned a dog, and did not have any neighbor’s whose dog could have ran away. I can distinctly remember my…
A black dog at Headley Grange, where Led Zeppelin recorded some of their best albums!
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