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Matters did not end there, for several days later she and her husband, archaeologist Richard Feacham, returned home together in early evening from a visit to London to find their teenage daughter, Berenice, already home from school but in a state of considerable distress. It was with some difficulty that they managed to persuade her to explain why, and her story suddenly threw events of earlier night into a grim and sinister pattern.
As Berenice eventually recounted, she had returned to empty house at 4 p.m. and opened front door with her key. As it swung open she saw something large, dark and inhuman rushing down stairs (which faced doorway) toward her. Half way down it had suddenly stopped and vaulted over banisters, landing with a soft thud like a heavy animal with thickly padded feet…
After these unnerving incidents there were several other sightings of creature, which family all described as half wolf, half man, black as a shadow and over six feet tall,… and always with a great deal of noise. Anne Ross was emphatic that creature was almost palpable, not a lurking shadow seen from corner of an eye, and was usually seen or heard by several members of family at same time. Even when creature was not in evidence there seemed to be a cold presence and a sense of evil in house… It was only when Anne Ross made enquiries about finding of heads that she learned to her amazement that a similar creature had been sighted when they were discovered in garden of council house……
When cleaned, both heads were seen to be about size of a small tangerine. Both were very dense and heavy, but each had a very distinct appearance. The first head had a vaguely skull-like appearance with carved lines and pits of features only faint and vestigial. Nevertheless, its features were vaguely masculine, if gaunt and bony, and were crowned by a typically Celtic hairstyle with faint stripes running from front to back on crown. The carved stone itself was greenish grey and glistened with quartz crystals.
The second head was more rounded and infinitely more expressive. The features were those of a formidable old wall-eyed woman with a strong beaked nose with hair combed severely backwards off forehead into a bun. Unlike skull-head old woman, or hag, showed traces of red or yellow pigment on hair.” (2)
Notes: 1) Encyclopedia of Occultism and Parapsychology, 2nd Ed., Vol. 1, A-G, ed. by Leslie A. Shepard, Gale Research Co., Detroit, includes major use of Lewis Spence's work as well as Nandoor Fodor.PR.285. 2) The Secret Language of Stone, by Don Robins, Ph.D., Rider, London, 1988 pgs. 4-9.
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