Grain Elevator, Canal Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Grain Elevator, Canal Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Photograph taken August 1989 © Copyright Crown copyright.NMR ref: BB89/09117

This grain silo and elevator was built in 1920 and is steel framed with iron plate cladding. Canals were one of the main routes for transporting agricultural goods into the 20th century and so storage sites built before WWII are often still situated alongside these waterways.

Location

South Yorkshire Sheffield

Period

1920s (1920 - 1929)

Tags

industry transport canal agriculture water grain store 1920s (1920 - 1929)