LYON LANE: Hebburn Quay. See Lyon Street. Existed in or before 1891.
Named after: The Lord Lyon: See Lyon Street.
LYON STREET: Hebburn Quay. Includes Lyon Lane. Built in or before 1881.
Runs north east, from the roundabout at the top of Prince Consort Road, along to another roundabout where it meets almost head-on with Wagonway Road, and Cavalier View (on the north), and Caledonian Street (on the south west).
37 properties - 36 residential (Nos. 1-124) - 15 built in c.1960s.
Some parts of Lyon Street were demolished in the 50s, and some built in the 60s.
Named after: The Lord Lyon: the sole King of Arms in Scotland. He is Head of the Heraldic Executive and the Judge of the Court of the Lord Lyon which has jurisdiction over all heraldic business in Scotland.
Photographs courtesy of Norman Dunn: http://www.oldtyneside.co.uk/
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