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© Mr Robin W. Symons ARPS

IoE Number: 197037
Location: TORKSEY LOCK AND FOOTBRIDGE, FOSS DIKE SIDE
  TORKSEY, WEST LINDSEY, LINCOLNSHIRE
Photographer: Mr Robin W. Symons ARPS
Date Photographed: 14 August 2002
Date listed: 11 June 1985
Date of last amendment: 11 June 1985
Grade II

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SK 87 NWTORKSEYFOSS DIKE SIDE2/75Torksey Lock andFootbridge

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.

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