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

TIDAL LOCK OPERATION IN THE EAST MIDLANDS

Two of our tidal locks (Cromwell and Torksey) have the same core hours, which are: 7:00am to 9:00pm in Summer (the earlier of Good Friday or 1st April to 30th September) and 8:00am to 4:00pm in Winter.

Cromwell will operate at all times within these core hours in summer and for 6 hours in winter except at weekends when it will be operated for 8 hours.  

Torksey will operate with the tides and shift patterns will be arranged accordingly to suit these, within the core hours. Typical shifts will be 6 hours in winter and 8 hours in summer. Occasionally we will operate Torksey slightly before 8am or slightly after 4pm in winter if there is a suitable tide and this will be recognised in shift patterns.

Any passage required outside of these hours should be booked at least 5 working days in advance through the office at Newark (0303 040 4040) and is subject to staff availability.

During winter Boston is managed by a booking system, and we ask for 5 working days’ notice, to allow for us to arrange for a lock keeper to be on site and is subject to availability.  Bookings can be arranged by ringing 0303 040 4040 and asking for the Newark Admin Team.  During the Summer, Boston Lock will operate for a maximum of 5 hours on any day, as passage is limited to specific windows of opportunity.  The actual hours of operation each day will be designed to maximise the opportunity to use the lock.

In an emergency, the out of hours call out number 0800 47 999 47 is available.

Actual shift patterns are published at the locks and on the notices section of our website.

Thursday the 1st of November, 2018 to Friday the 1st of November, 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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Information retrieved Saturday 12 January 2019 at 3:56
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