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Hythe Ferry & Pier Railway. An ancient ferry crossing , first recorded in 1575; accessed since 1922 by the oldest pier railway in continuous service in the world

Hythe Ferry Office, Prospect Place, Hythe, United Kingdom

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T. E. Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia) 1888-1935 Lived here 1931-1932

Shore Road, Hythe, United Kingdom

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Hovercraft On this site Sir Christopher Cockerell (1910 - 1999) and his team continued the early development of hovercraft, which he had first demonstrated in 1955. They also developed and tested hovercraft skirts in a wave tank built here in 1965. Let this creative work be an inspiration to young engineers of the future.

Promenade, Hythe, United Kingdom

Francis pettit smith birthplace hythe kent
Sir Francis Pettit Smith 1808-74 inventor of the steam screw propeller was born here

, Hythe, United Kingdom