The Ashdon Meteorite by Gerald Lucy & Mike Howgate
A great 24 page booklet by Gerald Lucy and Mike Howgate on the Ashdon Meteorite.
‘On 9th March 1923 Frederick Platt, a thatcher, was working in the corner of a field near the village of Ashdon in North Essex when, about 1pm, a fast-moving object passed over his head and hit the ground about 30 yards from him causing earth to ‘fly up like water’. The object was a meteorite.’
Includes contemporary accounts and newspaper accounts of this historic UK meteorite fall.