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this church once possessed the privileges of an inviolable sanctuary. —
The top of the W. Towers (200 ft.) affords an extensive view.
*St. Maby's Chtjbch , to the N., a little beyond the market¬
place, is another unusually fine cruciform church, mainly in the
Dec. and Perp. styles, though possessing features of earlier date.
Among the special points of interest are the "W. Front, the S. Porch
(with a Norman arch on the inside), the Flemish Chapel (with flamboyant
tracery), the panelled Ceiling of the chancel, and the Sculptural Decora¬
tion throughout the church.
A short way beyond St. Mary's is the North Bar, dating from
the 14th cent., and formerly one of the gates of the town. The
picturesque half-timbered houses just outside are modern. Over
the doors are panels after cartoons from Punch.
To the W. of the town lie Burton Boshes, the remnant of an an¬
cient forest (oaks, hollies, thorn). We reach them by turning sharply
to the left outside the Bar and following the York Road. On this
road (1 M.) are the remains of an old sanctuary cross.
At Beverley the line from York joins the line from Hull to Scarborough,
which runs northwards via (11 M.) Driffield (Red Lion), an agricultural
town with 5766 inhab., Bridlington (p. 462), Filey (p. 462), and Seamer
Junction (p. 461).
38 M. Cottingham, a favourite residence of Hull merchants. The
church contains a fine brass (14th cent).
42 M Hull. — Hotels. Royal Station (PL a; C, 2), at the N.E.
Station, R.'. 4s., B. or L. 2s. 6d., D. 3s. 6d.; Imperial (PL b; C, 2), near the
N.E. Station, R. 3s. 6d., D. 2s. 6d.; Grosvenor (PI. d: C 2), near the N.E.
Station, R. 3s. 6d., D. 3s.-5s.; Cross Keys (PL c; D,3) m the Market-
Place; Vittoria (PI. e; D, 3), at the Pier; George (PL f; D, 2); Royal
(PL g; D,3); Midland Temperance. — Railway Refreshment Rooms; Powolny s
Restaurant, King Edward St.
Railway Stations. Besides the Paragon Station (PI. C, 2) of the N -E.lt.,
near the centre of the town, and the Cannon Street Station (PI. D, 1) of the
Hull and Barnsley line, to the W., there is a Booking Office of the Great
Central Railway at the Victoria Pier (PL D, 4), whence a Steam Ferry
conveys passengers to the Railway Terminus in New Holland, on the other
side of the Humher.
Cabs. Per l'/i M. Is., each addit., 1/2 M. 6d.; per 1/2 &r. Is., each addit.
1/4 hr 6d — Electric Tramways (fares Id.) from Victoria Square (PL C, 2),
Savile St. (PI. D, 2), or King Edward St. (PL C, 2) to the various suburbs;
also from Monument Bridge (PL D, 2) to Victoria Pier (PL D, 4). Stopping-
places indicated by white poles. „,...„ ,.
Steamers ply regularly from Hull to Bergen, Christiama, Copenhagen,
Antwerp, Rotterdam, Hamburg, Bremen, New York, Rouen, Aberdeen, Dundee,
Leith, Grimsby, London, and numerous other British and foreign ports.
Theatres. Royal (PL C, 2), Paragon St.; Grand (PI. D, 2), George St.;
Alexandra, Charlotte St. (PI. D, 2); Palace Empire (varieties), Anlaby Road.
American Consul. Walter C. Hamm, Prudential Buildings, Victoria Square.
Hull or Kingston-upon-Hull, a town on the Humber estuary with
238,618 inhab., is the chief emporium of the trade between Eng¬
land and Northern Europe, and the headquarters of a deep-sea
fishing fleet of 500 boats, including steam-trawlers of 22,560 tons.
The following walk (2-3 hrs.) passes most of the points of interest.
From Paragon Square (PL C, 2), embellished with an African War
Memorial (1904), we walk through Paragon St. and Waterworks St.
to the new Victoria Square, in which are a Statue of Queen Victoria