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Latitude: 59.1156 / 59°6'56"N
Longitude: -2.5982 / 2°35'53"W
OS Eastings: 365848
OS Northings: 1025572
OS Grid: HY658255
Mapcode National: GBR M4YM.VWS
Mapcode Global: WH8CW.241Q
Plus Code: 9CFV4C82+7P
Entry Name: Farmhouse, Lower Millfield, Stronsay
Listing Name: Lower Millfield Farm, Including Outbuildings and Boundary Walls
Listing Date: 8 November 1995
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 354062
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19663
Building Class: Cultural
County: Orkney Islands
Electoral Ward: North Isles
Traditional County: Orkney
Mid 18th century. 2-storey, 3-bay traditional rectangular-plan farmhouse with lower 2-storey byre and loft. Harled rubble flagstone.
SE (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: central doorway with boarded door and letterbox fanlight; single window at 1st floor above (upper sash replaced); single windows to ground and 1st floors in bays to outer left and right. Byre with loft above adjoining to NE.
NW (REAR) ELEVATION: single storey lean-to with corrugated roof; single windows to both floors in bay to outer left. Byre adjoining: glazed
square opening at ground (probably former muck hole).
SW ELEVATION: single windows to both floors to outer right.
NE (BYRE) ELEVATION: gabled with 2 openings to 1st floor.
INTERIOR (BYRE ONLY): flagstone floor, whitewashed walls; timber joists. 8-pane timber sash and case windows. Flag slate roof; stone
ridging; coped gablehead stack; 2 cast-iron skylights to rear.
OUTBUILDINGS AND BOUNDARY WALLS: single storey, pitch-roofed outbuilding (ruinous 1995) to NW of byre. Drystone wall enclosing garden to SE of house.
The NMRS photograph shows the byre unharled and the flat-roofed garage/store as pitch-roofed and turf-thatched.