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, Torksey Lock, West Lindsey, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom
 
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 5½ 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; 1 mile and 7¾ furlongs away.

 
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.

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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 Village Wharf moorings — 5 miles, 1¾ furlongs and 1 lock 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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