Tyne and Wear HER(13172): Byker, Stepney Bank, Mill Yard - Details
Byker, Stepney Bank, Mill Yard
Shown on Ordnance Survey second edition of 1896. A large yard with houses on two sides. Some houses had a bedroom and a kitchen. The yard was accessed via an arch and a lane. On the far side of the yard was a place for the resident's rubbish. Washing was hung on lines across the yard. The toilets were down one side of the yard. There was water tap in the centre of the yard. Demolished in the 1930s.
Ouseburn Heritage, Issue 4, page 5