Torr Vale Mill, New Mills

A Electricity and Steam and Water powered Cotton mill in the historic county of Derbyshire, England.

Built in the 1780s by Daniel Strafford, the mill had two waterwheels and was used for spinning and weaving cotton. In 1856 a steam engine was added, and the 1940s it switched to electricity. It ceased work in 2000. Fire destroyed one of the buildings in 2001. The buildings were converted for use for a variety of purposes, including business rental, events and holiday cottages.

Full details

Alternative names Strafford Mills, Torvale Mill
Power source Electricity, Steam, Water
Mill type Watermill
River Goyt
Mill functions Cotton mill
Archive ID 13484
Location New Mills
Historic county Derbyshire
Country England
NGR SJ 998 853
Latitude 53.3648773786193
Longitude -2.0029723016206225



Ordnance Survey 25 inch map, Derbyshire VIII.2 (1899)