The gleaming steel pillar attracted worldwide hypothesis as to who had created the monolith after comparable constructions have been present in different nations together with Romania and Utah within the US.
Tom Dunford, 29, from Fishbourne informed the BBC he created the construction “purely for enjoyable”.
He stated: “If the aliens have been to return down I believe they’d go for the most secure place which is the Isle of Wight in Tier 1 (Covid restrictions).
“Once I noticed the primary one pop up (in Utah) I believed it was sensible, the second popped up and I had a textual content from a pal which stated ‘You’re the person that may do that on the island’.”
The Nationwide Belief stated it has positioned rangers on the seashore to forestall any overcrowding as individuals have been travelling to the positioning to take images.
The primary steel edifice was discovered planted within the floor in a distant a part of Utah on the finish of November.
Steel monolith found in Utah sparks thriller
An nameless collective known as The Most Well-known Artist has taken credit score for the monoliths in Utah and California.
It posted a picture of the Utah monolith on Instagram, with a forty five,000 US greenback (£34,000) price ticket.
Further reporting by PA Media.