Torksey Lock

 
Torksey Lock is a minor waterways place on the Fossdyke Canal between Saxilby Bridge (5 miles and 1 furlong to the east) and 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 ) (2¼ furlongs to the west).
 
 
The nearest place in the direction of Saxilby Bridge is Torksey Visitor Moorings; 1¾ furlongs away.
 
The nearest place in the direction of Torksey Junction is A156 Road Bridge (Road runs over the lock); ¼ furlongs away.

There may be access to the towpath here.

Mooring here is unrated

Facilities: chemical toilet disposal, rubbish disposal and water point.

There is a bridge here which takes pedestrian traffic over the canal.

This is a lock, the rise of which is not known.

Saxilby Village Wharf Moorings4 miles, 7½ furlongs
West Bank Railway Bridge4 miles, 7 furlongs
Drinsey Nook3 miles, 3¼ furlongs
Hardwick2 miles, 4¾ furlongs
Torksey Visitor Moorings1¾ furlongs
Torksey Lock
A156 Road Bridge¼ furlongs
Torksey Junction2¼ furlongs
 
User contributed information about Torksey Lock
No Boatyard here, phone no is for the lockeeper. Also pumpout available during lockeepers hours. THERE ARE NO SHOPS IN TORKSEY; unlike mentioned in some guides. Information from Dave Wright, 22-2-2007.
Information last edited Thursday the 11th of January, 2018 at 1:17 PM by Shultzy.

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The Tidal Trent - it's a bit of a bore from Scribblings from the Mintball posted Saturday the 2nd of August, 2014
What did the Romans ever do for us? from Scribblings from the Mintball posted Thursday the 31st of July, 2014
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Opening Times

Opening times notice: Fossdyke Canal, Navigation: Open, Towpath: Open

The Environment Agency will be putting the floodgates at Torksey around midday on Sunday. This is due to rising tides and rainfall forecast in Derbyshire over the weekend.

It is likely the gates will remain on until the middle of next week, we will update the notice once we have confirmation.

Boaters are asked not to travel along the Navigation until the flood gates have been taken off.

Sunday the 17th of March, 2019 to Thursday the 21st of March, 2019
Information sent Friday the 11th of January, 2019

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Nearest water point

The nearest water point is here. Others are at:
Saxilby Bridge — 5 miles, 1 furlong and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of High Bridge Lincoln (the Glory Hole)
Lincoln Sanitary Station — 10 miles, 2 furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of High Bridge Lincoln (the Glory Hole)
Stamp End Lock No 1 — 11 miles, 3¼ 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 — 15 miles, 1 furlong and 2 locks away
Travel to Torksey Junction, then on the River Trent (tidal section - Cromwell to Keadby) 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, 5½ furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to Torksey Junction, then on the River Trent (tidal section - Cromwell to Keadby) to Cromwell Lock Weir Exit, then on the River Trent (non-tidal section) to Cromwell Lock Weir Entrance

Nearest rubbish disposal

The nearest rubbish disposal is here. Others are at:
Saxilby Village Wharf Moorings — 4 miles, 7½ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of High Bridge Lincoln (the Glory Hole)
Lincoln Sanitary Station — 10 miles, 2 furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of High Bridge Lincoln (the Glory Hole)
West Stockwith Basin — 15 miles, 1 furlong and 2 locks away
Travel to Torksey Junction, then on the River Trent (tidal section - Cromwell to Keadby) 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, 5½ furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to Torksey Junction, then on the River Trent (tidal section - Cromwell to Keadby) to Cromwell Lock Weir Exit, then on the River Trent (non-tidal section) to Cromwell Lock Weir Entrance

Nearest chemical toilet disposal

The nearest chemical toilet disposal is here. Others are at:
Lincoln Sanitary Station — 10 miles, 2 furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of High Bridge Lincoln (the Glory Hole)
West Stockwith Basin — 15 miles, 1 furlong and 2 locks away
Travel to Torksey Junction, then on the River Trent (tidal section - Cromwell to Keadby) 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, 5½ furlongs and 2 locks away
Travel to Torksey Junction, then on the River Trent (tidal section - Cromwell to Keadby) to Cromwell Lock Weir Exit, then on the River Trent (non-tidal section) to Cromwell Lock Weir Entrance

No information

CanalPlan has no information on any of the following facilities within range:
self-operated pump-out
boatyard pump-out
 

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[Torksey] [Foss Dyke] [A156 road] [Clapper gates] [River Trent] [Fenton, West Lindsey] [List of bridges and viaducts in Lincolnshire] [Cromwell, Nottinghamshire] [Barlings Eau] [River Witham]
Information retrieved Saturday 9 March 2019 at 18:59
Pub
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    Newark Rd, Lincoln — 247 yards to the southwest.
British Restaurant
  • The Hume Arms
    7 Main Street, Lincoln, LN1 2 — 904 yards to the north.
Retirement & Assisted Living Facility
Recreational Vehicle Dealership
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    Lincoln Road, Torksey, LN1 2EL — 274 yards to the south.
Golf Course & Country Club
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    Torksey, Lincoln, LN1 2EG — 1460 yards to the northeast.
Gardener
Farm
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    highwood farm Torksey, Lincoln, LN1 2 — 1488 yards to the east.
Vacation Home Rental
Storage Facility
Train Station
Clothing Store
Boat Service
  • Elms Moorings
    Torksey, Lincoln, LN1 2EH — 679 yards to the north.
City
Landmark & Historical Place
River
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    Lincoln — 937 yards to the northwest.
Automotive Repair Shop
  • Eastments garage (Oil Lube & Filter Service)
    Newark road, Torksey, LN1 2EJ — 784 yards to the south.
Automotive, Aircraft & Boat
  • A.k.automotive
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Tire Dealer & Repair Shop
Local Business
  • Torksey Lock
    A156, Lincoln, LN1 2 — 38 yards to the southeast.
  • John Kinch Builds
    The Elms, Torksey, LN1 2EH — 161 yards to the east.
  • Little London Park
    A156 Lincoln Road, Torksey Lock, Lincoln, LN1 2EL — 322 yards to the southeast.
Fishing Spot
  • Locklands lake
    Locklands Lake. Lincoln Road Torksey Lock, Lincoln, LN12EL — 305 yards to the south.
Alternative & Holistic Health Service
  • Shamanic Earth
    Torksey,, Lincoln, LN1 2LS — 679 yards to the north.
Local Service
Sporting Goods Store
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Information retrieved Monday 4 March 2019 at 4:13