Lympne

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Lympne, formerly also Lymne, is a village on the former shallow-gradient sea cliffs above the expansive agricultural plain of Romney Marsh in Kent.wikipedia
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Port Lympne Wild Animal Park

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The settlement forms an L shape stretching from Port Lympne Zoo via Lympne Castle facing Lympne Industrial Park then via the main settlement to Newingreen in the north, centred 11 km west of Folkestone, 2.3 mi west of Hythe and 13 km ESE of Ashford.
The estate with an Edwardian mansion near Lympne was purchased in 1973 by John Aspinall; the intent was to solve lack of space at the nearby Howletts Wild Animal Park.

Hythe, Kent

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The settlement forms an L shape stretching from Port Lympne Zoo via Lympne Castle facing Lympne Industrial Park then via the main settlement to Newingreen in the north, centred 11 km west of Folkestone, 2.3 mi west of Hythe and 13 km ESE of Ashford.
Hythe was once defended by two castles, Saltwood and Lympne.

Portus Lemanis

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In Roman times Lympne was known as Portus Lemanis, from which (or from the British eponym of which) the English name is derived in identical written form to one of its Middle English written recorded forms.
The modern village of Lympne derives its name from the ancient port.

Canterbury

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It lay at the end of the Roman road from Canterbury, known today as Stone Street.
Although they did not maintain a major military garrison, its position on Watling Street relative to the major Kentish ports of Rutupiae (Richborough), Dubrae (Dover), and Lemanae (Lymne) gave it considerable strategic importance.

Lympne Airport

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From 1923 onwards Lympne Aerodrome was home to the Lympne light aircraft trials and air races.
Lympne Airport, was a military and later civil airfield, at Lympne, Kent, United Kingdom, which operated from 1916 to 1984.

Lympne light aircraft trials

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From 1923 onwards Lympne Aerodrome was home to the Lympne light aircraft trials and air races.
The trials were held at Lympne in Kent, England.

Kent

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Lympne, formerly also Lymne, is a village on the former shallow-gradient sea cliffs above the expansive agricultural plain of Romney Marsh in Kent.
With the Roman invasion, a road network was constructed to connect London to the Channel ports of Dover, Lympne and Richborough.

Ashford, Kent

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The settlement forms an L shape stretching from Port Lympne Zoo via Lympne Castle facing Lympne Industrial Park then via the main settlement to Newingreen in the north, centred 11 km west of Folkestone, 2.3 mi west of Hythe and 13 km ESE of Ashford.
One led from London to Lympne (Lemanis), the other from the Weald, through Canterbury (Durovernum) and ending at the port of Richborough (Rutupiae).

Saxon Shore

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It had a Saxon Shore fort, and, according to a fifth-century source was garrisoned by a regiment originally raised in Tournai in northern Gaul.

Lympne Castle

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St. Stephen's church, the Church of England parish church of Lympne, is listed in the highest category of listed building and so too 14th and 15th century Lympne Castle founded 'probably in the late 13th century' according to the UK statutory body's experts.
Lympne Castle is a medieval castle located in the village of Lympne, Kent, above Romney Marsh.

The First Men in the Moon

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In H.G. Wells's 1901 novel First Men in the Moon, the English narrator Bedford, the sole survivor of the Moon expedition, attempts to land the antigravity sphere anywhere on Earth and has the good fortune to land it on the seashore at Lympne, reasonably close to his departure point.
Bedford rents a small countryside house in Lympne, in Kent, where he wants to work in peace.

Westenhanger

The nearest railway station is at Westenhanger.
Stone Street, the Roman road from nearby Lympne to Canterbury, passes through the village.

Folkestone & Hythe District

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The Royal Court of Shepway, which met near Lympne at a place called Shepway Cross, was the principal court of the Cinque Ports Federation.

Blithe Spirit (1945 film)

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Lympne was the written and spoken setting of the 1945 David Lean's film production of Noël Coward's play Blithe Spirit, starring Rex Harrison and Margaret Rutherford (filmed in and around Denham, Buckinghamshire).
Seeking background material for a mystery he is working on, novelist Charles Condomine invites eccentric medium Madame Arcati to his home in Lympne, Kent, to conduct a séance.

Romney Marsh

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Lympne, formerly also Lymne, is a village on the former shallow-gradient sea cliffs above the expansive agricultural plain of Romney Marsh in Kent.

Folkestone

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The settlement forms an L shape stretching from Port Lympne Zoo via Lympne Castle facing Lympne Industrial Park then via the main settlement to Newingreen in the north, centred 11 km west of Folkestone, 2.3 mi west of Hythe and 13 km ESE of Ashford.

Points of the compass

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The settlement forms an L shape stretching from Port Lympne Zoo via Lympne Castle facing Lympne Industrial Park then via the main settlement to Newingreen in the north, centred 11 km west of Folkestone, 2.3 mi west of Hythe and 13 km ESE of Ashford.

Roman Britain

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In Roman times Lympne was known as Portus Lemanis, from which (or from the British eponym of which) the English name is derived in identical written form to one of its Middle English written recorded forms.

Notitia Dignitatum

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It had a Saxon Shore fort, and, according to a fifth-century source was garrisoned by a regiment originally raised in Tournai in northern Gaul.

Tournai

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It had a Saxon Shore fort, and, according to a fifth-century source was garrisoned by a regiment originally raised in Tournai in northern Gaul.

Gaul

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It had a Saxon Shore fort, and, according to a fifth-century source was garrisoned by a regiment originally raised in Tournai in northern Gaul.

History of Anglo-Saxon England

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In Anglo-Saxon times the fort was given the name "Stutfall", meaning "fold in which a stud, or herd, is kept".

Folding

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In Anglo-Saxon times the fort was given the name "Stutfall", meaning "fold in which a stud, or herd, is kept".

Stud farm

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In Anglo-Saxon times the fort was given the name "Stutfall", meaning "fold in which a stud, or herd, is kept".