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. Work is still on-going as of 2019.

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