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
A156, West Lindsey, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom
 
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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Information retrieved Wednesday 25 June 2014 at 21:07
Cruising Times 10 - Jim Shead's Waterways Information
Thrupp Bend, River Thames Junction, 4.25, 3, 2hr 0min, 3.63, 2hr 0min, 3.63, 2hr 0min ... Torksey Lock, Junction with River Witham, 11.00, 0, 2hr 55min, 3.75 ...
Cruising Times 33 - Jim Shead's Waterways Information
Sawley Flood Lock No 1, Trent Lock Junction, 1.38, 1, 0hr 25min, 5.70 ... Sawley Flood Lock No 1, Torksey Junction, 56.25, 12, 15hr 42min, 4.34, 17hr 25min ...
Foss Dyke - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Torksey Junction ... The Foss Dyke, or Fossdyke, connects the River Trent at Torksey to Lincoln, the county .... Torksey Lock, looking towards the River Trent.
Fossdyke Canal - Tony Clayton's Canal Photos
Torksey Junction, looking down the Trent, 1997. Torksey Junction. Torksey Lock from Torksey Junction, 1997. Torksey Lock. Looking towards Torksey Junction ...
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Nearest Water point

Torksey Lock — 2¼ furlongs away
On the Fossdyke Canal in the direction of **NOT FOUND**
Saxilby Bridge — 5 miles, 3¼ furlongs and 1 lock away
On the Fossdyke Canal in the direction of **NOT FOUND**
Lincoln Sanitary Station — 10 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 1 lock away
On the Fossdyke Canal in the direction of **NOT FOUND**
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 — 16 miles, 5¼ furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel to Cromwell Lock Weir Exit, then on the River Trent (non-tidal section) to Cromwell Lock Weir Entrance
Bardney Lock No 2 — 19 miles, 2¾ furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to High Bridge Lincoln (the Glory Hole), then on the River Witham (Lincoln to Boston) to Bardney Lock No 2
Nether Lock No 10 — 20 miles, 4 furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel to Cromwell Lock Weir Exit, then on the River Trent (non-tidal section) to Nether Lock No 10
Newark Town Lock No 9 — 21 miles, 5¾ furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to Cromwell Lock Weir Exit, then on the River Trent (non-tidal section) to Newark Town Lock No 9
Retford and Worksop Boat Club — 24 miles, 2¾ furlongs and 5 locks away
Travel to Chesterfield Canal - River Trent Junction, then on the Chesterfield Canal (Retford to the Trent) to Retford and Worksop Boat Club
Keadby Moorings — 27 miles, 5½ furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel to Keadby Junction, then on the Sheffield and South Yorkshire Navigation (Stainforth and Keadby Canal) to Keadby Moorings
Hazelford Lock No 8 — 29 miles, 7 furlongs and 3 locks away
Travel to Cromwell Lock Weir Exit, then on the River Trent (non-tidal section) to Hazelford Lock No 8
Forest Lock No 55 — 33 miles, ½ furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Chesterfield Canal - River Trent Junction, then on the Chesterfield Canal (Retford to the Trent) to West Retford Lock No 58, then on the Chesterfield Canal (Norwood to Retford) to Forest Lock No 55
Gunthorpe Bridge — 35 miles, 1 furlong and 5 locks away
Travel to Cromwell Lock Weir Exit, then on the River Trent (non-tidal section) to Gunthorpe Bridge
Thorne Swing Bridge — 37 miles, 3¼ furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel to Keadby Junction, then on the Sheffield and South Yorkshire Navigation (Stainforth and Keadby Canal) to Thorne Swing Bridge
Stoke Bardolph Lock No 6 — 39 miles, 3¼ furlongs and 5 locks away
Travel to Cromwell Lock Weir Exit, then on the River Trent (non-tidal section) to Stoke Bardolph Lock No 6
Worksop Town Lock No 50 — 40 miles, 2½ furlongs and 15 locks away
Travel to Chesterfield Canal - River Trent Junction, then on the Chesterfield Canal (Retford to the Trent) to West Retford Lock No 58, then on the Chesterfield Canal (Norwood to Retford) to Worksop Town Lock No 50
Bramwith Swing Bridge — 41 miles, 6¼ furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to Keadby Junction, then on the Sheffield and South Yorkshire Navigation (Stainforth and Keadby Canal) to Stainforth Junction, then on the Sheffield and South Yorkshire Navigation (Bramwith to Stainforth) to Bramwith Swing Bridge
Bramwith Lock No 14 — 42 miles, 1¼ furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to Keadby Junction, then on the Sheffield and South Yorkshire Navigation (Stainforth and Keadby Canal) to Stainforth Junction, then on the Sheffield and South Yorkshire Navigation (Bramwith to Stainforth) to Bramwith Lock No 14
Holme Lock No 5 — 42 miles, 3¾ furlongs and 6 locks away
Travel to Cromwell Lock Weir Exit, then on the River Trent (non-tidal section) to Holme Lock No 5

Nearest Rubbish disposal

Torksey Lock — 2¼ furlongs away
On the Fossdyke Canal in the direction of **NOT FOUND**
Saxilby Bridge — 5 miles, 3¼ furlongs and 1 lock away
On the Fossdyke Canal in the direction of **NOT FOUND**
Lincoln Sanitary Station — 10 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 1 lock away
On the Fossdyke Canal in the direction of **NOT FOUND**
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 — 16 miles, 5¼ furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel to Cromwell Lock Weir Exit, then on the River Trent (non-tidal section) to Cromwell Lock Weir Entrance
Bardney Lock No 2 — 19 miles, 2¾ furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to High Bridge Lincoln (the Glory Hole), then on the River Witham (Lincoln to Boston) to Bardney Lock No 2
Nether Lock No 10 — 20 miles, 4 furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel to Cromwell Lock Weir Exit, then on the River Trent (non-tidal section) to Nether Lock No 10
Newark Town Lock No 9 — 21 miles, 5¾ furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to Cromwell Lock Weir Exit, then on the River Trent (non-tidal section) to Newark Town Lock No 9
Keadby Moorings — 27 miles, 5½ furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel to Keadby Junction, then on the Sheffield and South Yorkshire Navigation (Stainforth and Keadby Canal) to Keadby Moorings
Hazelford Lock No 8 — 29 miles, 7 furlongs and 3 locks away
Travel to Cromwell Lock Weir Exit, then on the River Trent (non-tidal section) to Hazelford Lock No 8
Forest Lock No 55 — 33 miles, ½ furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Chesterfield Canal - River Trent Junction, then on the Chesterfield Canal (Retford to the Trent) to West Retford Lock No 58, then on the Chesterfield Canal (Norwood to Retford) to Forest Lock No 55
Gunthorpe Bridge — 35 miles, 1 furlong and 5 locks away
Travel to Cromwell Lock Weir Exit, then on the River Trent (non-tidal section) to Gunthorpe Bridge
Thorne Swing Bridge — 37 miles, 3¼ furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel to Keadby Junction, then on the Sheffield and South Yorkshire Navigation (Stainforth and Keadby Canal) to Thorne Swing Bridge
Stoke Bardolph Lock No 6 — 39 miles, 3¼ furlongs and 5 locks away
Travel to Cromwell Lock Weir Exit, then on the River Trent (non-tidal section) to Stoke Bardolph Lock No 6
Worksop Town Lock No 50 — 40 miles, 2½ furlongs and 15 locks away
Travel to Chesterfield Canal - River Trent Junction, then on the Chesterfield Canal (Retford to the Trent) to West Retford Lock No 58, then on the Chesterfield Canal (Norwood to Retford) to Worksop Town Lock No 50
Bramwith Swing Bridge — 41 miles, 6¼ furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to Keadby Junction, then on the Sheffield and South Yorkshire Navigation (Stainforth and Keadby Canal) to Stainforth Junction, then on the Sheffield and South Yorkshire Navigation (Bramwith to Stainforth) to Bramwith Swing Bridge
Holme Lock No 5 — 42 miles, 3¾ furlongs and 6 locks away
Travel to Cromwell Lock Weir Exit, then on the River Trent (non-tidal section) to Holme Lock No 5
Boston BW Moorings — 42 miles, 7½ furlongs and 3 locks away
Travel to High Bridge Lincoln (the Glory Hole), then on the River Witham (Lincoln to Boston) to Boston BW Moorings
Barnby Dun Lift Bridge — 43 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 3 locks away
Travel to Keadby Junction, then on the Sheffield and South Yorkshire Navigation (Stainforth and Keadby Canal) to Stainforth Junction, then on the Sheffield and South Yorkshire Navigation (Bramwith to Stainforth) to Bramwith Junction, then on the Sheffield and South Yorkshire Navigation (Main Line) to Barnby Dun Lift Bridge
Meadow Lane Lock — 44 miles, 6¾ furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Cromwell Lock Weir Exit, then on the River Trent (non-tidal section) to Meadow Lane Junction, then on the River Trent (Nottingham Canal) to Meadow Lane Lock

Nearest Chemical toilet disposal

Torksey Lock — 2¼ furlongs away
On the Fossdyke Canal in the direction of **NOT FOUND**
Lincoln Sanitary Station — 10 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 1 lock away
On the Fossdyke Canal in the direction of **NOT FOUND**
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 — 16 miles, 5¼ furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel to Cromwell Lock Weir Exit, then on the River Trent (non-tidal section) to Cromwell Lock Weir Entrance
Bardney Lock No 2 — 19 miles, 2¾ furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to High Bridge Lincoln (the Glory Hole), then on the River Witham (Lincoln to Boston) to Bardney Lock No 2
Nether Lock No 10 — 20 miles, 4 furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel to Cromwell Lock Weir Exit, then on the River Trent (non-tidal section) to Nether Lock No 10
Newark Town Lock No 9 — 21 miles, 5¾ furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to Cromwell Lock Weir Exit, then on the River Trent (non-tidal section) to Newark Town Lock No 9
Retford and Worksop Boat Club — 24 miles, 2¾ furlongs and 5 locks away
Travel to Chesterfield Canal - River Trent Junction, then on the Chesterfield Canal (Retford to the Trent) to Retford and Worksop Boat Club
Forest Lock No 55 — 33 miles, ½ furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Chesterfield Canal - River Trent Junction, then on the Chesterfield Canal (Retford to the Trent) to West Retford Lock No 58, then on the Chesterfield Canal (Norwood to Retford) to Forest Lock No 55
Gunthorpe Bridge — 35 miles, 1 furlong and 5 locks away
Travel to Cromwell Lock Weir Exit, then on the River Trent (non-tidal section) to Gunthorpe Bridge
Stoke Bardolph Lock No 6 — 39 miles, 3¼ furlongs and 5 locks away
Travel to Cromwell Lock Weir Exit, then on the River Trent (non-tidal section) to Stoke Bardolph Lock No 6
Worksop Town Lock No 50 — 40 miles, 2½ furlongs and 15 locks away
Travel to Chesterfield Canal - River Trent Junction, then on the Chesterfield Canal (Retford to the Trent) to West Retford Lock No 58, then on the Chesterfield Canal (Norwood to Retford) to Worksop Town Lock No 50
Bramwith Swing Bridge — 41 miles, 6¼ furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to Keadby Junction, then on the Sheffield and South Yorkshire Navigation (Stainforth and Keadby Canal) to Stainforth Junction, then on the Sheffield and South Yorkshire Navigation (Bramwith to Stainforth) to Bramwith Swing Bridge
Holme Lock No 5 — 42 miles, 3¾ furlongs and 6 locks away
Travel to Cromwell Lock Weir Exit, then on the River Trent (non-tidal section) to Holme Lock No 5
Boston Grand Sluice Lock No 3 — 43 miles, 1 furlong and 3 locks away
Travel to High Bridge Lincoln (the Glory Hole), then on the River Witham (Lincoln to Boston) to Boston Grand Sluice Lock No 3
Barnby Dun Lift Bridge — 43 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 3 locks away
Travel to Keadby Junction, then on the Sheffield and South Yorkshire Navigation (Stainforth and Keadby Canal) to Stainforth Junction, then on the Sheffield and South Yorkshire Navigation (Bramwith to Stainforth) to Bramwith Junction, then on the Sheffield and South Yorkshire Navigation (Main Line) to Barnby Dun Lift Bridge
Meadow Lane Lock — 44 miles, 6¾ furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Cromwell Lock Weir Exit, then on the River Trent (non-tidal section) to Meadow Lane Junction, then on the River Trent (Nottingham Canal) to Meadow Lane Lock
Dutch Riverside — 45 miles, 4 furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel to Keadby Junction, then on the River Trent (tidal section - Keadby to Trent Falls) to Trent Falls, then on the River Ouse : Yorkshire (tidal section - Goole to Trent Falls) to Ouse - Aire and Calder Junction, then on the Aire and Calder Navigation (Main Line) to Dutch Riverside
Beeston Lock No 4 — 50 miles, 5¾ furlongs and 9 locks away
Travel to Cromwell Lock Weir Exit, then on the River Trent (non-tidal section) to Meadow Lane Junction, then on the River Trent (Nottingham Canal) to Lenton Chain, then on the River Trent (Beeston Canal) to Beeston Lock No 4
Whitley Lock No 11 — 53 miles, 6¼ furlongs and 5 locks away
Travel to Keadby Junction, then on the Sheffield and South Yorkshire Navigation (Stainforth and Keadby Canal) to Stainforth Junction, then on the Sheffield and South Yorkshire Navigation (Bramwith to Stainforth) to Bramwith Junction, then on the Sheffield and South Yorkshire Navigation (New Junction Canal) to Sykehouse Junction, then on the Aire and Calder Navigation (Main Line) to Whitley Lock No 11

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