The 'legend of the 'Black Dog' is a mysterious local tale of dog ghost who haunts the lane leading up to the house of its former owner.
About Some Account of Lyme Regis
This guidebook to Lyme includes an eclectic mixture of facts: ghost stories, local legends, celebrated historians, the origins of street names. By the late 19th century Lyme was a famous tourist destination, and this book shows that there was already an interest in the town's growing catalogue of interesting personalities and anecdotes. By this time the town's recent history was of interest to tourists as much as its geology.