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St Catherines Lighthouse

St Catherine’s Lighthouse is located near Niton, on the Isle of Wight.

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During World War 2, three lighthouse keepers were killed during an air raid whilst hiding in the engine house.  A memorial can be found at the nearby Niton Church graveyard, and a plaque is also displayed on the ground floor of the lighthouse tower.

St Catherine’s Lighthouse

  • Established: 1838   
  • Height of Tower: 27 metres   
  • Elevation: 41 metres   
  • Automated: 1997   
  • Character: Fl 5s   
  • Range of light: 25 miles   
  • Engineer: James Walker
St Catherines Lighthouse

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