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Latitude: 50.6623 / 50°39'44"N
Longitude: -1.5917 / 1°35'30"W
OS Eastings: 428954
OS Northings: 84811
OS Grid: SZ289848
Mapcode National: GBR 67W.DD3
Mapcode Global: FRA 77KB.7Q0
Entry Name: Needles Lighthouse
Listing Date: 28 March 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1291000
English Heritage Legacy ID: 393232
Location: Totland, Isle of Wight, PO39
County: Isle of Wight
Civil Parish: Totland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Isle of Wight
Lighthouse. 1859 by James Walker, consultant engineer to
Trinity House, replacing an earlier lighthouse which stood on
the cliff top. Built of granite masonry. 33.25 metres high of
uniform diameter with an unevenly stepped base. Although the
tower has no taper the walls vary from 1.07 metres in
thickness at the bottom to 0.61 metres at the top.
(Douglas B. Hague and Rosemary Christie: Lighthouses their
Architecture, History and Archaeology: 98 AND 131).
Listing NGR: SZ2895484811
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