Mysterious rock


Littlehampton Gazette
Aug 8, 2008

IN a separate incident on the same night, a Lancing woman got a shock when she found a rock which seemingly fell from the sky into her home.

Dorothy Allwright found the rock, which she believes could be part of a meteorite, on the floor of her conservatory in Orient Road last Saturday.

Dorothy said: "At about 9pm, I saw something out of the corner of my eye just coming into the conservatory.

"There was a bang which set the Spanish witch off in my conservatory – it's one of those silly toys where if you clap your hands it glows and moves."

The 59-year-old added she did not believe the 20p piece-sized rock could have been thrown into her home because a large tree blocks one side of the garden and she has two garages at the end.

"I don't believe it could have been a seagull dropping it, either," she added. "We don't get a lot of them flying around at night."

Dorothy hopes to take the rock to a museum for it to be indentified.


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