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Wilberforce House - Front Garden
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The house was built by the Lister family in 1660 who were wealthy Hull merchants.

The house was bought in 1709 by John Thornton a cloth exporter.

The Wilberforces bought the house in the early part of the 18th Century.

A statue of William Wiberforce stands in the front garden.

 

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