Jacksdale resident thinks meteorite hit house
1 December 2013 Last updated at 12:30 GMT
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.