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Downing's Malthouses, Merchants Road, Gloucester

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Downing's Malthouses, Merchants Road, Gloucester by Hugh Conway-Jones and Gordon Higgs

G & W E Downing built four large maltings close to the Gloucester and Sharpness Canal between 1878 and 1901. Three of these remained operational until 1980.

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Downing's Malthouses with the dredger Thomas Fletcher alongside in July 1999