Foxton Top Staircase

Lock No 8 to Lock No 12. Footbridge after each set of double gates
 
 
Foxton Top Staircase is a major waterways place on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Old Grand Union) between Foxton Bottom Staircase (Lock No 13 to Lock No 17. Footbridge after each set of double gates and a road bridge over Lock No 17) (¾ furlongs to the north) and Inclined Plane Upper Access Arm Junction (Foxton Top Lock Winding Hole) (1¼ furlongs to the south).
 
 

This is a group of five locks.

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Official name: Lock-Keeper's Cottage adjacent to Foxton Top Lock ... Staircase locks are used where a canal needs to climb a steep hill, and consist of a group of ...
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A lock staircase, or riser, is defined as two, or more, adjacent locks where the upper gates of one ... Foxton Top lock Nos 8 to 12 are the first staircase of the flight.
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Nearest Water point

Inclined Plane Upper Access Arm Junction — 1¼ furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Norton Junction
Foxton Junction — 1¼ furlongs and 10 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Foxton Junction
Market Harborough — 5 miles, 5¼ furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Market Harborough Branch) to Market Harborough
North Kilworth Wharf — 6 miles, 5½ furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Norton Junction
Welford Basin and Wharf — 9 miles, ¼ furlongs and 6 locks away
Travel to Welford Branch Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Welford Arm) to Welford Basin and Wharf
Kilby Bridge No 87 — 9 miles, 7½ furlongs and 22 locks away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Leicestershire and Northamptonshire Union Canal) to Kilby Bridge No 87
Yelvertoft Wharf — 15 miles, 6¾ furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Norton Junction
Yelvertoft Marina — 16 miles, 3½ furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Norton Junction
Crick Wharf Bridge No 12 — 18 miles, ½ furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Norton Junction

Nearest Rubbish disposal

Market Harborough — 5 miles, 5¼ furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Market Harborough Branch) to Market Harborough
Welford Basin and Wharf — 9 miles, ¼ furlongs and 6 locks away
Travel to Welford Branch Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Welford Arm) to Welford Basin and Wharf
Kilby Bridge No 87 — 9 miles, 7½ furlongs and 22 locks away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Leicestershire and Northamptonshire Union Canal) to Kilby Bridge No 87
Yelvertoft Wharf — 15 miles, 6¾ furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Norton Junction
Crick Wharf Bridge No 12 — 18 miles, ½ furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Norton Junction

Nearest Chemical toilet disposal

Market Harborough — 5 miles, 5¼ furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Market Harborough Branch) to Market Harborough
Welford Basin and Wharf — 9 miles, ¼ furlongs and 6 locks away
Travel to Welford Branch Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Welford Arm) to Welford Basin and Wharf
Kilby Bridge No 87 — 9 miles, 7½ furlongs and 22 locks away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Leicestershire and Northamptonshire Union Canal) to Kilby Bridge No 87
Yelvertoft Marina — 16 miles, 3½ furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Norton Junction
Crick Wharf Bridge No 12 — 18 miles, ½ furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Norton Junction

Nearest Place to turn

Inclined Plane Upper Access Arm Junction — 1¼ furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Norton Junction
Foxton Junction — 1¼ furlongs and 10 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Foxton Junction
Inclined Plane Lower Access Arm Junction — 1½ furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Market Harborough Branch) to Inclined Plane Lower Access Arm Junction
Debdale Lane Winding Hole — 1 mile, 3 furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Leicestershire and Northamptonshire Union Canal) to Debdale Lane Winding Hole
Debdale Wharf Bridge No 65 — 1 mile, 3¼ furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Leicestershire and Northamptonshire Union Canal) to Debdale Wharf Bridge No 65
Debdale Wharf Winding Hole — 1 mile, 6¼ furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Leicestershire and Northamptonshire Union Canal) to Debdale Wharf Winding Hole
Gallows Hill Winding Hole — 1 mile, 6½ furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Market Harborough Branch) to Gallows Hill Winding Hole
Ivy Lodge Farm Bridge No 52 — 2 miles, 4½ furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Norton Junction
Smeeton Winding Hole — 3 miles, 3¾ furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Leicestershire and Northamptonshire Union Canal) to Smeeton Winding Hole
Bowden Hall Winding Hole — 3 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Market Harborough Branch) to Bowden Hall Winding Hole
Woodlands Winding Hole — 4 miles, 5½ furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Market Harborough Branch) to Woodlands Winding Hole
Market Harborough — 5 miles, 5¼ furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Market Harborough Branch) to Market Harborough
Crane's Lock Winding Hole — 6 miles, 2 furlongs and 15 locks away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Leicestershire and Northamptonshire Union Canal) to Crane's Lock Winding Hole
Welford Branch Junction — 7 miles, 3½ furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Norton Junction
Wain Bridge Winding Hole — 8 miles, ¾ furlongs and 17 locks away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Leicestershire and Northamptonshire Union Canal) to Wain Bridge Winding Hole
Welford Basin — 8 miles, 6¾ furlongs and 6 locks away
Travel to Welford Branch Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Welford Arm) to Welford Basin
Turnover Bridge No 82 Winding Hole — 8 miles, 6¾ furlongs and 20 locks away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Leicestershire and Northamptonshire Union Canal) to Turnover Bridge No 82 Winding Hole
Welford Basin and Wharf — 9 miles, ¼ furlongs and 6 locks away
Travel to Welford Branch Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Welford Arm) to Welford Basin and Wharf
Downtown Bridge Winding Hole — 9 miles, 6½ furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Norton Junction
Kilby Bridge Winding Hole — 10 miles, ¾ furlongs and 22 locks away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Leicestershire and Northamptonshire Union Canal) to Kilby Bridge Winding Hole