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5451


Newcastle


Ouseburn, Stepney Bank, windmill


Ouseburn


NZ26SE


Industrial


Wind Power Site


Windmill


Post Medieval


C18


Documentary Evidence


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.


2597


6455


NZ25976455



<< HER 5451 >> I. Ayris, Ouseburn Heritage, p 22

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