Top mill building, Higher Flax Mills, Torbay Road, Castle Cary - South Somerset

This mid C19 former mill has been sold and an application approved for conversion to one live/work unit in 2011. Works are underway and making slow but good progress. The southern roof is now complete. The building is mostly occupied but work is still on-going.

Top mill building, Higher Flax Mills, Torbay Road, Castle Cary - South Somerset
© South Somerset District Council

Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: HIGHER FLAX MILLS
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II*
  • List Entry Number: 1056226
  • Local Planning Authority: South Somerset
  • Site Type: Industrial > Textile industry site

Location

  • Building Name: Top mill building
  • Street Name: Torbay Road
  • County: Somerset
  • District / Borough: South Somerset
  • Parish: Castle Cary
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Somerton and Frome
  • Region: South West

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: Private
  • Designation: Listed Building grade II*, CA

Contact Details

Rhiannon Rhys 0117 975 0685

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England