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.

Show on full size Google map
Food/grocery
Bar
Local business
Landmark
Information retrieved Monday 7 April 2014 at 21:52
Foxton Locks - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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 ...
Foxton Staircase Locks and Foxton Inclined Plane Photos - visitor ...
Grand Union Canal - Gumley Road Bridge. Foxton Toplock - Lock no.8, Foxton Locks. Foxton Lock Flight Top Lock 8. Foxton's Staircase Locks - Lock 9. Foxton ...
Foxton Locks | History & Heritage | Leicester | Leicestershire
Foxton Locks is the largest flight of staircase locks on the English canal system with two 'staircases' of five locks. They are located on the Leicester line of the ...
Staircase Locks - Waterway Articles
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.
 
0%
0 votes cast
Mooring here is "unrated" - please vote if you know the place

Users' comments on mooring here
No comments yet!
Help

There is no page on Wikipedia called “Foxton Top Staircase”

Wikipedia pages that might relate to Foxton Top Staircase
[Foxton Locks] [Lock (water transport)] [Foxton Inclined Plane Trust] [Grand Union Canal] [Watford Locks] [Canal pound] [Anderton Boat Lift] [List of Midsomer Murders episodes]  
When showing a photo with details clicking on it will take you to Geograph.
These pictures are licensed under a Creative Commons license and copyright the photographer shown above
Information retrieved Friday 4 April 2014 at 5:32

Mouseover for more information or show routes to facility

Nearest Water point

Inclined Plane Upper Access Arm Junction — 1¼ furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of **NOT FOUND**
Foxton Junction — 1¼ furlongs and 10 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of **NOT FOUND**
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 **NOT FOUND**
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 **NOT FOUND**
Yelvertoft Marina — 16 miles, 3½ furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of **NOT FOUND**
Crick Wharf Bridge No 12 — 18 miles, ½ furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of **NOT FOUND**
Watford Top Lock No 7 — 20 miles, 4½ furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of **NOT FOUND**
Watford Pumping Station — 20 miles, 6¼ furlongs and 12 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of **NOT FOUND**
Norton Sanitary Station — 22 miles, 7¾ furlongs and 12 locks away
Travel to Norton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line) to Norton Sanitary Station
Braunston — 27 miles and 18 locks away
Travel to Norton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line) to Braunston
Braunston Road Bridge No 91 — 27 miles, 2¼ furlongs and 18 locks away
Travel to Norton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line) to Braunston Road Bridge No 91
Braunston Turn — 27 miles, 3½ furlongs and 18 locks away
Travel to Norton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line) to Braunston Turn
Stowe Hill Water Point — 28 miles, 5¼ furlongs and 19 locks away
Travel to Norton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line) to Stowe Hill Water Point
Barrow upon Soar Bridge No 28 — 30 miles, ¾ furlongs and 43 locks away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Leicestershire and Northamptonshire Union Canal) to River Soar Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - River Soar Navigation) to Barrow upon Soar Bridge No 28
Wigrams Turn Marina — 32 miles, 3½ furlongs and 18 locks away
Travel to Norton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line) to Braunston Turn, then on the Grand Union Canal (Oxford Canal Section) to Wigrams Turn Marina
Winding Hole above Calcutt Top Lock — 32 miles, 7¾ furlongs and 18 locks away
Travel to Norton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line) to Braunston Turn, then on the Grand Union Canal (Oxford Canal Section) to Napton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Warwick and Napton Canal) to Winding Hole above Calcutt Top Lock
Calcutt Marina — 33 miles, 1½ furlongs and 21 locks away
Travel to Norton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line) to Braunston Turn, then on the Grand Union Canal (Oxford Canal Section) to Napton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Warwick and Napton Canal) to Calcutt Marina

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 **NOT FOUND**
Crick Wharf Bridge No 12 — 18 miles, ½ furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of **NOT FOUND**
Watford Top Lock No 7 — 20 miles, 4½ furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of **NOT FOUND**
Norton Sanitary Station — 22 miles, 7¾ furlongs and 12 locks away
Travel to Norton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line) to Norton Sanitary Station
Braunston — 27 miles and 18 locks away
Travel to Norton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line) to Braunston
Braunston Turn — 27 miles, 3½ furlongs and 18 locks away
Travel to Norton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line) to Braunston Turn
Barrow upon Soar Bridge No 28 — 30 miles, ¾ furlongs and 43 locks away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Leicestershire and Northamptonshire Union Canal) to River Soar Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - River Soar Navigation) to Barrow upon Soar Bridge No 28
Wigrams Turn Marina — 32 miles, 3½ furlongs and 18 locks away
Travel to Norton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line) to Braunston Turn, then on the Grand Union Canal (Oxford Canal Section) to Wigrams Turn Marina
Calcutt Marina — 33 miles, 1½ furlongs and 21 locks away
Travel to Norton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line) to Braunston Turn, then on the Grand Union Canal (Oxford Canal Section) to Napton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Warwick and Napton Canal) to Calcutt Marina
Hillmorton Middle Locks Nos 4 and 5 — 34 miles, 3¾ furlongs and 19 locks away
Travel to Norton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line) to Braunston Turn, then on the Oxford Canal (Northern Section - Main Line) to Hillmorton Middle Locks Nos 4 and 5
Bishop Meadow Lock No 54 — 35 miles, ½ furlongs and 46 locks away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Leicestershire and Northamptonshire Union Canal) to River Soar Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - River Soar Navigation) to Bishop Meadow Lock No 54
Gayton Junction — 35 miles, 2¾ furlongs and 19 locks away
Travel to Norton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line) to Gayton Junction
Bascote Bridge No 27 — 37 miles, 3¼ furlongs and 31 locks away
Travel to Norton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line) to Braunston Turn, then on the Grand Union Canal (Oxford Canal Section) to Napton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Warwick and Napton Canal) to Bascote Bridge No 27
Newbold Wharf — 38 miles, 6 furlongs and 21 locks away
Travel to Norton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line) to Braunston Turn, then on the Oxford Canal (Northern Section - Main Line) to Newbold Wharf
Stoke Bruerne — 39 miles, 2 furlongs and 19 locks away
Travel to Norton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line) to Stoke Bruerne
River Tove Junction — 40 miles, 1 furlong and 26 locks away
Travel to Norton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line) to River Tove Junction
Radford Bottom Lock No 23 — 41 miles, ½ furlongs and 40 locks away
Travel to Norton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line) to Braunston Turn, then on the Grand Union Canal (Oxford Canal Section) to Napton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Warwick and Napton Canal) to Radford Bottom Lock No 23

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 **NOT FOUND**
Crick Wharf Bridge No 12 — 18 miles, ½ furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of **NOT FOUND**
Watford Top Lock No 7 — 20 miles, 4½ furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of **NOT FOUND**
Norton Sanitary Station — 22 miles, 7¾ furlongs and 12 locks away
Travel to Norton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line) to Norton Sanitary Station
Braunston Road Bridge No 91 — 27 miles, 2¼ furlongs and 18 locks away
Travel to Norton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line) to Braunston Road Bridge No 91
Braunston Turn — 27 miles, 3½ furlongs and 18 locks away
Travel to Norton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line) to Braunston Turn
Barrow upon Soar Bridge No 28 — 30 miles, ¾ furlongs and 43 locks away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Leicestershire and Northamptonshire Union Canal) to River Soar Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - River Soar Navigation) to Barrow upon Soar Bridge No 28
Wigrams Turn Marina — 32 miles, 3½ furlongs and 18 locks away
Travel to Norton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line) to Braunston Turn, then on the Grand Union Canal (Oxford Canal Section) to Wigrams Turn Marina
Calcutt Marina — 33 miles, 1½ furlongs and 21 locks away
Travel to Norton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line) to Braunston Turn, then on the Grand Union Canal (Oxford Canal Section) to Napton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Warwick and Napton Canal) to Calcutt Marina
Hillmorton Middle Locks Nos 4 and 5 — 34 miles, 3¾ furlongs and 19 locks away
Travel to Norton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line) to Braunston Turn, then on the Oxford Canal (Northern Section - Main Line) to Hillmorton Middle Locks Nos 4 and 5
Bishop Meadow Lock No 54 — 35 miles, ½ furlongs and 46 locks away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Leicestershire and Northamptonshire Union Canal) to River Soar Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - River Soar Navigation) to Bishop Meadow Lock No 54
Gayton Junction — 35 miles, 2¾ furlongs and 19 locks away
Travel to Norton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line) to Gayton Junction
Fosse Wharf — 40 miles, ¾ furlongs and 38 locks away
Travel to Norton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line) to Braunston Turn, then on the Grand Union Canal (Oxford Canal Section) to Napton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Warwick and Napton Canal) to Fosse Wharf
River Tove Junction — 40 miles, 1 furlong and 26 locks away
Travel to Norton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line) to River Tove Junction
Fosse Middle Lock No 21 — 40 miles, 2 furlongs and 38 locks away
Travel to Norton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line) to Braunston Turn, then on the Grand Union Canal (Oxford Canal Section) to Napton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Warwick and Napton Canal) to Fosse Middle Lock No 21
Former BW Trent Lock Waterway Office — 43 miles, 2½ furlongs and 53 locks away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Leicestershire and Northamptonshire Union Canal) to River Soar Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - River Soar Navigation) to Trent Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Erewash Canal) to Former BW Trent Lock Waterway Office
Sawley Locks No 2 — 44 miles, ¾ furlongs and 52 locks away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Leicestershire and Northamptonshire Union Canal) to River Soar Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - River Soar Navigation) to Trent Junction, then on the River Trent (Western End) to Sawley Locks No 2

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