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Description: Torksey Lock and Footbridge
Date Listed: 11 June 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 197037
OS Grid Reference: SK8377478071
OS Grid Coordinates: 483774, 378071
Latitude/Longitude: 53.2930, -0.7446
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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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Source: English Heritage
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