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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: NEEDLES LIGHTHOUSE

List entry Number: 1291000

Location

NEEDLES LIGHTHOUSE

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

County District District Type Parish

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 28-Mar-1994

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 393232

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

TOTLAND

SZ38NW Needles Lighthouse 1354-0/4/308

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: SZ2895184810

Selected Sources

  1. Book  Reference - Author: Hague, B and Christie, R - Title: Lighthouses their Architecture History and Archaeology - Date: 1975 - Page References: 98 131

National Grid Reference: SZ 28951 84810

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