"HYTHE, a parish, parliamentary and municipal borough, and cinque-port, in the hundred of the same name, lathe of Shepway, county Kent, 16 miles from Dover, 25 S. of Canterbury, and 75 from London by the South-Eastern Railway, which has a station here. It is situated on the Royal Military canal, near the river Limne, and at the end of the old Roman way called Stone Street. A passage boat plies daily between this place and Rye. ... More"
[Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868 by Colin Hinson ©2010]