Torr Vale Mill, New Mills - High Peak

Remarkable survival of a textile factory, circa 1790. Long term heritage at risk site which has seen significant improvement in the last few years. The owner runs a manufacturing business in part of the main block and has converted the former workshop range of buildings to holiday accommodation. An event venue is being created on one floor of the main building. A Historic England grant for the repair of the main mill building roof has been accepted.Grant aided investigation works commenced summer 2018. It is anticipated that repair works will follow in 2019.

Torr Vale Mill, New Mills - High Peak
© Historic England

Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: Torr Vale Mill attached Weir Sluice Gates Watercourse Walls Headrace Arches Retaining Walls and Steps
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II*
  • List Entry Number: 1119721
  • Local Planning Authority: High Peak
  • Site Type: Industrial > Textile industry site


  • Building Name: Torr Vale Mill
  • County: Derbyshire
  • District / Borough: High Peak
  • Parish: New Mills
  • Parliamentary Constituency: High Peak
  • Region: East Midlands

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Poor
  • Occupancy / Use: Part occupied/part in use
  • Priority: F - Repair scheme in progress and (where applicable) end use or user identified; or functionally redundant buildings with new use agreed but not yet implemented.
  • Previous Priority: F
  • Ownership: Commercial company
  • Designation: Listed Building grade II*, CA