The Prince Llewelyn Hotel onto which the Beddgelert meteorite fell in September 1949 image: Goggle
Type – Ordinary chondrite H5
Fell 21st September 1949
Location – Beddgelert, Snowdonia, Wales
Total known weight – 749g
Circumstances – The Beddgelert meteorite fell onto the Prince Llewelyn hotel owned by Mr and Mrs Tillotson. After hearing his dog barking in the night Mr Tillotson woke up to hear some booms. He thought no more of it and it wasn’t until the next day that his wife found a hole in the roof and plaster dust covering the furniture. The meteorite was then found lying on the floor.
Information compiled by BIMS