sleaford maltings | between a rock and a hard place

The arched doorways opened into the roof of the Germination Floor. A conveyor belt would’ve originally been installed here and it would’ve brought the barley from the central Barley Store in malting house #5, along all the conveyor bridges between the various blocks, to the Steep.

Looking north where a conveyor would've originally delivered barley from the conveyor bridge to the steep. © Simon Cornwell 2009