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, Lincoln, West Lindsey, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom
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.
|River Trent (tidal section - Cromwell to Keadby)|
|Fledborough Viaduct||5 miles, ½ furlongs|
|North Clifton Lane End||4 miles, 5¾ furlongs|
|Dunham Road Pipe Bridge||3 miles, 3 furlongs|
|Dunham Bridge||3 miles, 2¾ furlongs|
|Church Laneham||1 mile, 7¾ furlongs|
|Torksey Castle||3¼ furlongs|
|Torksey Railway Bridge||5½ furlongs|
|Marton||2 miles, 2¼ furlongs|
|Littleborough Ford||3 miles, 4 furlongs|
|Knaith||5 miles, 2½ furlongs|
|A156 Road Bridge||2 furlongs|
|Torksey Lock||2¼ furlongs|
|Torksey Visitor Moorings||3¾ furlongs|
|Hardwick||2 miles, 6¾ furlongs|
|Drinsey Nook||3 miles, 5½ furlongs|
Torksey Junction is a major waterways place at the junction of the River Trent (tidal section - Cromwell to Keadby) with the Fossdyke Canal.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. South Clifton (High Marnham) is on the River Trent (tidal section - Cromwell to Keadby), 5 miles and 5¾ furlongs to the southwest.
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.The nearest place in the direction of South Clifton is Church Laneham; 1½ furlongs away.
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