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Needles Lighthouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Totland, Isle of Wight

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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

Grade: II

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

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Listing Text



Needles Lighthouse


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.
Battlemented parapet.
(Douglas B. Hague and Rosemary Christie: Lighthouses their
Architecture, History and Archaeology: 98 AND 131).

Listing NGR: SZ2895484811

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