Tyne and Wear HER(10622): Byker, Headlam Street, Stag's Head Inn - Details
Title of image: Stag's Head, Headlam Street, Byker
Description: The pub is on the corner of Headlam Street and Jane Street. The blue star of Scottish and Newcastle Breweries can easily be seen.
Location/Collection: Newcastle Libraries/Newcastle Local Studies Hotels and Restaurants Collection
Accession number: NCL 030376
Provider: Newcastle City Library
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Byker, Headlam Street, Stag's Head Inn
Shown on Ordnance Survey second edition. Now in the midst of the Byker Wall estate. Known as Pickering's after Edward Pickering, owner and manager from the 1880s to 1914. He was followed by John Pickering. In 1938 Robert Deuchar bought the pub for £19,500. He drew up plans for a rebuild in 1949. It was refitted in 1981. Retained within the Byker Redevelopment.
Ordnance Survey Second Edition of 1896; Brian Bennison, 1997, Heavy Nights - A History of Newcastle's Public Houses, Volume Two, The North and East, p 35; North East Civic Trust, 2005, A Byker Future - The Conservation Plan for The Byker Redevelopment