Torksey Lock

Torksey Tea Room, Gainsborough Road, West Lindsey LN1 2GF, United Kingdom
 
Torksey Lock is a minor waterways place on the Fossdyke Canal between Saxilby Bridge (5 miles and 1 furlong to the east) and Torksey Junction (Junction of Fossdyke Canal with River Trent. There are floating moorings just inside the Fossdyke; you can wait for the tide here, without needing to lock into the Fossdyke. ) (2¼ furlongs to the west).
 
 
The nearest place in the direction of Saxilby Bridge is Torksey Visitor Moorings; 1¾ furlongs away.
 
The nearest place in the direction of Torksey Junction is A156 Road Bridge (Road runs over the lock); ¼ furlongs away.

There may be access to the towpath here.

Mooring here is unrated

Facilities: chemical toilet disposal, rubbish disposal and water point.

There is a bridge here which takes pedestrian traffic over the canal.

This is a lock, the rise of which is not known.

Saxilby Village Wharf Moorings4 miles, 7½ furlongs
West Bank Railway Bridge4 miles, 7 furlongs
Drinsey Nook3 miles, 3¼ furlongs
Hardwick2 miles, 4¾ furlongs
Torksey Visitor Moorings1¾ furlongs
Torksey Lock
A156 Road Bridge¼ furlongs
Torksey Junction2¼ furlongs
 
User contributed information about Torksey Lock
No Boatyard here, phone no is for the lockeeper. Also pumpout available during lockeepers hours. THERE ARE NO SHOPS IN TORKSEY; unlike mentioned in some guides. Information from Dave Wright, 22-2-2007.
Information last edited Thursday the 11th of January, 2018 at 1:17 PM by Shultzy.

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The Tidal Trent - it's a bit of a bore from Scribblings from the Mintball posted Saturday the 2nd of August, 2014
What did the Romans ever do for us? from Scribblings from the Mintball posted Thursday the 31st of July, 2014
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Opening Times

Opening times notice: Fossdyke Canal, Navigation: Open, Towpath: Open
From: Torksey Lock to Torksey Lock.

Date

Hours Working Am

Hours Working Pm

1st

07.00-13.00

19.00-21.00

2nd

07.00-15.00

 

3rd

08.00-16.00

 

4th

09.00-17.00

 

5th

09.00-17.00

 

6th

10.00-18.00

 

7th

10.00-18.00

 

8th

10.00-18.00

 

9th

11.00-19.00

 

10th

11.00-19.00

 

11th

12.00-20.00

 

12th

12.00-20.00

 

13th

07.00-12.00

18.00-21.00

14th

07.00-12.30

18.30-21.00

15th

07.00-13.00

19.00-21.00

16th

07.00-15.00

 

17th

08.00-16.00

 

18th

09.00-17.00

 

19th

09.00-17.00

 

20th

10.00-18.00

 

21st

10.00-18.00

 

22nd

10.00-18.00

 

23rd

10.00-18.00

 

24th

10.00-18.00

 

25th

11.00-19.00

 

26th

12.00-20.00

 

27th

12.00-20.00

 

28th

07.00-11.30

17.30-21.00

29th

07.00-12.00

18.00-21.00

30th

07.00-13.00

19.00-21.00

31st

07.00-15.00

 

   
   
Monday the 1st of July, 2019 to Wednesday the 31st of July, 2019
Information sent Wednesday the 3rd of July, 2019

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Nearest water point

The nearest water point is here. Others are at:
Saxilby Bridge — 5 miles, 1 furlong and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of High Bridge Lincoln (the Glory Hole)
Lincoln Sanitary Station — 10 miles, 2 furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of High Bridge Lincoln (the Glory Hole)
Stamp End Lock No 1 — 11 miles, 3¼ furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel to High Bridge Lincoln (the Glory Hole), then on the River Witham (Lincoln to Boston) to Stamp End Lock No 1
West Stockwith Basin — 15 miles, 1 furlong and 2 locks away
Travel to Torksey Junction, then on the River Trent (tidal section - Cromwell to Keadby) to Chesterfield Canal - River Trent Junction, then on the Chesterfield Canal (Retford to the Trent) to West Stockwith Basin
Cromwell Lock Weir Entrance — 17 miles, 5½ furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to Torksey Junction, then on the River Trent (tidal section - Cromwell to Keadby) to Cromwell Lock Weir Exit, then on the River Trent (non-tidal section) to Cromwell Lock Weir Entrance

Nearest rubbish disposal

The nearest rubbish disposal is here. Others are at:
Saxilby Village Wharf Moorings — 4 miles, 7½ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of High Bridge Lincoln (the Glory Hole)
Lincoln Sanitary Station — 10 miles, 2 furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of High Bridge Lincoln (the Glory Hole)
West Stockwith Basin — 15 miles, 1 furlong and 2 locks away
Travel to Torksey Junction, then on the River Trent (tidal section - Cromwell to Keadby) to Chesterfield Canal - River Trent Junction, then on the Chesterfield Canal (Retford to the Trent) to West Stockwith Basin
Cromwell Lock Weir Entrance — 17 miles, 5½ furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to Torksey Junction, then on the River Trent (tidal section - Cromwell to Keadby) to Cromwell Lock Weir Exit, then on the River Trent (non-tidal section) to Cromwell Lock Weir Entrance

Nearest chemical toilet disposal

The nearest chemical toilet disposal is here. Others are at:
Lincoln Sanitary Station — 10 miles, 2 furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of High Bridge Lincoln (the Glory Hole)
West Stockwith Basin — 15 miles, 1 furlong and 2 locks away
Travel to Torksey Junction, then on the River Trent (tidal section - Cromwell to Keadby) to Chesterfield Canal - River Trent Junction, then on the Chesterfield Canal (Retford to the Trent) to West Stockwith Basin
Cromwell Lock Weir Entrance — 17 miles, 5½ furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to Torksey Junction, then on the River Trent (tidal section - Cromwell to Keadby) to Cromwell Lock Weir Exit, then on the River Trent (non-tidal section) to Cromwell Lock Weir Entrance

No information

CanalPlan has no information on any of the following facilities within range:
self-operated pump-out
boatyard pump-out
 

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[Torksey] [Foss Dyke] [A156 road] [River Trent] [List of bridges and viaducts in Lincolnshire] [Clapper gates] [Cromwell, Nottinghamshire] [Fenton, West Lindsey] [River Witham] [Barlings Eau]
Information retrieved Wednesday 10 July 2019 at 16:22
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