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Chicken Rock Lighthouse

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1879. Designed by David and Thomas Stevenson.

Chicken Rock lighthouse is on the most southernly island of the Isle of Man.

  • 1874. Construction was completed of this tapered granite structure in December 1874 and the first official lighting day was on 1 January 1875.
  • 1960. A fire heavily damaged the interior of the lighthouse on 23 December 1960, leading to automation of the light in 1961.[1]


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