Tyne and Wear HER(5451): Ouseburn, Stepney Bank, windmill - Details
Ouseburn, Stepney Bank, windmill
Wind Power Site
At the western end of Stepney Pottery (HER 5281) on Stepney Bank stood a five-sailed windmill. The operator was listed in a 1858 directory as a sand miller. The mill was possibly designed by the famous engineer Smeaton. The site was cleared for the building of Byker Bridge.
<< HER 5451 >> I. Ayris, Ouseburn Heritage, p 22; The Archaeological Practice Ltd. 2008, Stepney Bank, Newcastle upon Tyne - Archaeological Assessment