Examples from the Web for rigging loft
Each of the five ropes passes over a pulley on the gridiron, or rigging-loft.
A term used in the rigging-loft, as, before cutting out a gang of rigging, it is warped.The Sailor's Word-Book|William Henry Smyth
I love to see my rigging-loft well stocked with goods, almost as much as to see it full of dancers.The Pirate|Sir Walter Scott
The gridiron is also called the rigging-loft on account of the fact that the scenes are “rigged up” by ropes from this floor.