NEEDLES LIGHTHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1291000

Date first listed: 28-Mar-1994

Statutory Address: NEEDLES LIGHTHOUSE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: NEEDLES LIGHTHOUSE

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Totland

National Grid Reference: SZ2895484811

Summary

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History

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Details

TOTLAND

SZ38NW 1354-0/4/308

Needles Lighthouse

II

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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 393232

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Hague, B, Christie, R, Lighthouses their Architecture History and Archaeology, (1975), 98 131

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