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
 
Torksey Cut
Copyright: Michael Askin
Taken: 17 May 2003

Looking down Torksey cut from the River Trent towards the lock. The lock keeper's house is visible just to the right of the lock, and bridge. There are two floating jetties here, and is a popular spot to moor overnight.

 
Torksey Junction is a major waterways place at the junction of the River Trent (tidal section - Cromwell to Keadby) with the Fossdyke Canal.
 
South Clifton (High Marnham) is on the River Trent (tidal section - Cromwell to Keadby), 5 miles and 5¾ furlongs to the southwest. Littleborough Ford (Site of Roman Ford) is on the River Trent (tidal section - Cromwell to Keadby), 3 miles and 4 furlongs to the north. Saxilby Bridge is on the Fossdyke Canal, 5 miles and 3¼ furlongs and 1 lock to the east.
 
 
The nearest place in the direction of South Clifton is Church Laneham; 1 mile and 7¾ furlongs away.
 
The nearest place in the direction of Littleborough Ford is Torksey Castle; 3¼ furlongs away.
 
The nearest place in the direction of Saxilby Bridge is A156 Road Bridge (Road runs over the lock); 2 furlongs away.

River Trent (tidal section - Cromwell to Keadby)
Fledborough Viaduct5 miles, ½ furlongs
North Clifton Lane End4 miles, 5¾ furlongs
Dunham Road Pipe Bridge3 miles, 3 furlongs
Dunham Bridge3 miles, 2¾ furlongs
Church Laneham1 mile, 7¾ furlongs
Torksey Junction
Torksey Castle3¼ furlongs
Torksey Railway Bridge5½ furlongs
Marton2 miles, 2¼ furlongs
Littleborough Ford3 miles, 4 furlongs
Knaith5 miles, 2½ furlongs

Fossdyke Canal
Torksey Junction
A156 Road Bridge2 furlongs
Torksey Lock2¼ furlongs
Torksey Visitor Moorings3¾ furlongs
Hardwick2 miles, 6¾ furlongs
Drinsey Nook3 miles, 5½ furlongs
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What did the Romans ever do for us? from Scribblings from the Mintball posted Thursday the 31st of July, 2014
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Nearest Water point

Torksey Lock — 2¼ furlongs away
On the Fossdyke Canal in the direction of High Bridge Lincoln (the Glory Hole)
Saxilby Bridge — 5 miles, 3¼ furlongs and 1 lock away
On the Fossdyke Canal in the direction of High Bridge Lincoln (the Glory Hole)
Lincoln Sanitary Station — 10 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 1 lock away
On the Fossdyke Canal in the direction of High Bridge Lincoln (the Glory Hole)
Stamp End Lock No 1 — 11 miles, 5½ 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 — 14 miles, 7 furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel 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, 3¼ furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel to Cromwell Lock Weir Exit, then on the River Trent (non-tidal section) to Cromwell Lock Weir Entrance

Nearest Rubbish disposal

Torksey Lock — 2¼ furlongs away
On the Fossdyke Canal in the direction of High Bridge Lincoln (the Glory Hole)
Saxilby Bridge — 5 miles, 3¼ furlongs and 1 lock away
On the Fossdyke Canal in the direction of High Bridge Lincoln (the Glory Hole)
Lincoln Sanitary Station — 10 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 1 lock away
On the Fossdyke Canal in the direction of High Bridge Lincoln (the Glory Hole)
West Stockwith Basin — 14 miles, 7 furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel 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, 3¼ furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel to Cromwell Lock Weir Exit, then on the River Trent (non-tidal section) to Cromwell Lock Weir Entrance

Nearest Chemical toilet disposal

Torksey Lock — 2¼ furlongs away
On the Fossdyke Canal in the direction of High Bridge Lincoln (the Glory Hole)
Lincoln Sanitary Station — 10 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 1 lock away
On the Fossdyke Canal in the direction of High Bridge Lincoln (the Glory Hole)
West Stockwith Basin — 14 miles, 7 furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel 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, 3¼ furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel to Cromwell Lock Weir Exit, then on the River Trent (non-tidal section) to Cromwell Lock Weir Entrance

Nearest Place to turn

West Stockwith Basin — 14 miles, 7 furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel to Chesterfield Canal - River Trent Junction, then on the Chesterfield Canal (Retford to the Trent) to West Stockwith Basin
Manor Farm Winding Hole — 17 miles, 3¼ furlongs and 3 locks away
Travel to Chesterfield Canal - River Trent Junction, then on the Chesterfield Canal (Retford to the Trent) to Manor Farm Winding Hole
 
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