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Name: St. Catherine's Oratory Light  

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Also known as: The Pepperpot

Nearest Town or City:
Chale, , United Kingdom

Location: South coast of Isle of Wight.

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Photo: Michel Forand

This is considered the second-oldest standing lighthouse in the UK, after the Dover Pharos.

Tower Height: 35

Height of Focal Plane: 785

Description of Tower: Octagonal stone tower with pyramidal roof and four buttresses.

It is not known at this time if this light is operational

Date Established: 1328

Date Present Tower Built: 1328

Date Deactivated: c. 1547

Current Use: Historic attraction.

Open To Public? Grounds only.


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