Hythe Kent


Descriptive gazetteer entries

These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Hythe. You may be able to find further references to Hythe in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.

Place Type of entry Source
HYTHE a town, a parish, a sub-district, and a hundred Imperial
Hythe, St Leonard parish Bartholomew

Travel writing

This website includes the complete texts of books describing journeys around Britain, written between the twelfth and nineteenth centuries. Selecting one of the links below will take you to the first reference to Hythe within the selected text. This will not always be a description of a visit: travellers often mention places other than where they are, for example as a basis for comparison.

Traveller Section No. of Refs.
William Cobbett Aug. 30th to Sept. 1st, 1823: Sussex and Kent 6
William Camden Kent 3
John Byng A Tour into Kent, 1790 2
Daniel Defoe Letter 2, Part 2: Canterbury and Sussex 2

This website includes two large libraries, of historical travel writing and of entries from nineteenth century gazetteers describing places. We have text from these sources available for these places near your location:

Place Mentioned in Travel Writing Mentioned in Hist. Gazetteer
Saltwood 2 2
West Hythe 0 2
Hayne 0 2
Westenhanger 0 2
Newington 0 1
Stanford 0 3
Postling 0 2
Lympne 8 2
Cheriton 0 2
Sandgate 6 2
Etchinghill 0 3
Shepway 1 2
Street 0 2
Burmarsh 0 2
Court At Street 0 2
Sellindge 1 2
Monks Horton 0 3
Dymchurch 2 3
Worth 0 2
Folkestone 22 4