Lawrence Parkin with his suspected meteorite
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Jacksdale resident thinks meteorite hit house

Lawrence Parkin from Jacksdale, Nottinghamshire said he was woken in the night by a tile falling from his roof.

In the morning he found large chunks of rock scattered around his front garden.

Experts at Nottingham University said he had possibly been hit by the remains of an iron rich meteorite. The pieces are now being sent to a London museum for further verification.

Simon Ward reports.

  • 01 Dec 2013
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