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Horizontal Mill, Burrastow

A Category B Listed Building in Shetland West, Shetland Islands

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Latitude: 60.2129 / 60°12'46"N

Longitude: -1.5993 / 1°35'57"W

OS Eastings: 422308

OS Northings: 1147685

OS Grid: HU223476

Mapcode National: GBR Q1DR.3YJ

Mapcode Global: XHD2T.KKJH

Plus Code: 9CGW6C72+57

Entry Name: Horizontal Mill, Burrastow

Listing Name: Burrastow, Burrastow Mill, Including Steps

Listing Date: 30 March 1998

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 392160

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB45302

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Walls and Sandness

County: Shetland Islands

Electoral Ward: Shetland West

Parish: Walls And Sandness

Traditional County: Shetland

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Later 19th century. Substantial horizontal mill sited to SW of house. Mill conforms to standard arrangement of rectangular gabled drystone rubble building containing upper and lower houses with square openings to inlet and outlet. Floor and millstone surviving internally. Flight of stone steps adjoining N side.

Statement of Interest

B Group with Burrastow House and Burrastow Cottage. Burrastow was a seat of the Henry family, but was bought for use as a summerhouse by a Colonel Foster, who was a Yorkshire mill owner, and extended.

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