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The White Hart, Alfred Gelder Street, Kingston Upon Hull | by D H Wright
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The White Hart, Alfred Gelder Street, Kingston Upon Hull

This is a Grade II Listed Building.

"Public house. Late C19. Brick and ashlar with roughcast and painted upper floors, sham timber-framing, ashlar dressingsand gabled and hipped plain tile roof with 4 brick side wall stacks. Renaissance Revival style. 3 storeys; 3x5 windows. Facing gable has panelled plinth and second-floor sill band. On the first floor, full-width balustraded gallery with double wooden pilasters and cornice

with drops. Central bow window flanked by single cross casements. Above, a round-cornered wooden oriel window flanked by single plain sashes with pargeted panels below them. Above again, a jettied blind gable with herringbone framing. Below, a pair of round-headed single-pane windows with toplights, moulded heads and keystones, flanked by pilasters. Beyond, on either side, pilastered ashlar doorcases flanked by pilasters, with round heads with keystones and enriched spandrels. Panelled doors with overlights. Curving right return has ground-floor cornice, sill bands to each floor and coved eaves. 5 plain sashes with brick flat arches and corniced keystones. Above, 5 smaller plain sashes

with brick surrounds. Ground floor has a central round-arched door with round-arched sidelights set in a pilastered surround. On either side, 2 round-arched single-pane windows with moulded heads, multiple keystones and toplights. To right, a round-arched doorway with pilastered surround. To right again, a 2-storey range, 2 windows, with similar fenestration and a gable stack.

INTERIOR has panelled front bar with fitted benches, panelled screens and moulded cornice. Semicircular bow-fronted faience bar with mahogany top. Behind the bar, a panelled segmental wooden arch with keystone, framing a central door. On either side, tower-fronted glazed cupboards. Beyond,

elliptical-arched doorways. Plainer rear bars have moulded elliptical arches and cornices."


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Taken on September 10, 2006