SU4208 : Pier ahead-Hythe, Southampton, Hants

taken 5 years ago, near to Hythe, Hampshire, Great Britain

Pier ahead-Hythe, Southampton, Hants
Pier ahead-Hythe, Southampton, Hants
The Hythe Ferry, Great Expectations, approaches Hythe Pier at the end of its journey from Southampton. Building of the pier started in 1879 and the pier was opened in 1881 and a narrow (2 ft) gauge railway was added in 1909 after trucks used for transport were found to be damaging the planking. The pier, train and ferry are operated by White Horse Ferries of Swindon. A ferry between Southampton and Hythe is first mentioned in the Middle Ages. Time taken 5.11 pm BST (British Summer Time).
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Date Taken
Thursday, 26 June, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 30 June, 2014
Geographical Context
Coastal  Village, Rural settlement  Business, Retail, Services  Suburb, Urban fringe  Railways  Docks, Harbours  Estuary, Marine 
Place (from Tags)
Hampshire  Southampton  Hythe 
Primary Subject of Photo
Pier 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 4276 0852 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:52.4762N 1:23.6185W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 4273 0865
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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Narrow Gauge Railway  Southampton Water  Great Expectations  Hythe Ferry  White Horse Ferries  Oldest Pier Railway 

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