Joseph Grewcock
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An eyewitness describes the moment a meteorite landed in Barwell, Leicestershire

Joseph Grewcock heard a bang on Christmas Eve, 1965 and found that one of his windows had been smashed.

It wasn't until later that day that he and his wife heard the news that a meteorite had landed in Barwell and neighbouring Earl Shilton.

Here, he describes the events to the BBC, in a news report broadcast on 6 January 1966.

  • 09 Dec 2015