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Latitude: 53.293 / 53°17'34"N
Longitude: -0.7446 / 0°44'40"W
OS Eastings: 483774
OS Northings: 378071
OS Grid: SK837780
Mapcode National: GBR RZ7C.L8
Mapcode Global: WHFGK.JHMC
Entry Name: Torksey Lock and Footbridge
Listing Date: 11 June 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1147315
English Heritage Legacy ID: 197037
Location: Torksey, West Lindsey, Lincolnshire, LN1
District: West Lindsey
Civil Parish: Torksey
Built-Up Area: Torksey Lock
Traditional County: Lincolnshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire
Church of England Parish: Torksey St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Lincoln
SK 87 NW TORKSEY FOSS DIKE SIDE
2/75 Torksey Lock and
Canal lock and bridge. C19. Ashlar, wood, cast iron.
Rectangular lock chamber with double gates at either end and a
footbridge over end nearest road. Ashlar side walls with cast t
iron capstans to control lock gates. Double gates made of wood
with iron mountings. The footbridge is of steel with a
balustrade and handrail. The Foss DikeNavigation Canal was
originally dug in Roman times but was re-opened during the reign
of James I. This lock controls the outfall to the Trent.
Listing NGR: SK8377478071
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