10. The White Hart
Crossing from Wilberforce House, Gandhi Way brings you onto Alfred Gelder Street and The White Hart, another pub favoured by Larkin. Built in 1904, it has a listed interior, including its Royal Doulton curved bar.

It was here that Larkin gave a talk to the Jazz Record Society entitled 'My Life and Death as a Record Reviewer'.

Heading left of The White Hart you reach the early 20th century Guildhall. During Larkin's years in Hull, the large white building on the other side of Alfred Gelder Street was the city's General Post Office, built in 1908-09.

With St Mary's Church behind you and The Guildhall on your left, continue along Lowgate into Wilberforce Drive, where the mighty Wilberforce Monument rises into view.

Queens Gardens, opposite the college buildings, were landscaped on the site of Hull's first dock, opened in 1778. When Larkin arrived in the city, the ships were long gone, as the dock was filled in during the 1930s.



GPS (WGS84) Co-ordinates

Latitude: 53° 44.6976
Longitude: 0° 19.8345

OS Co-ordinates
Easting: 510195
Northing: 428911
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