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Torksey Lock and Footbridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Torksey, Lincolnshire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1147315

English Heritage Legacy ID: 197037

Location: Torksey, West Lindsey, Lincolnshire, LN1

County: Lincolnshire

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

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Listing Text

SK 87 NW TORKSEY FOSS DIKE SIDE

2/75 Torksey Lock and
Footbridge

II

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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