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Askernish House, Garden Walls and Gatepiers

A Category B Listed Building in Barraigh, Bhatarsaigh, Eirisgeigh agus Uibhist a Deas, Na h-Eileanan Siar

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.1894 / 57°11'21"N

Longitude: -7.4062 / 7°24'22"W

OS Eastings: 73541

OS Northings: 823914

OS Grid: NF735239

Mapcode National: GBR 893Q.GGB

Mapcode Global: WGV43.6KGF

Entry Name: Askernish House, Garden Walls and Gatepiers

Listing Date: 5 October 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 352927

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB18780

Building Class: Cultural

Location: South Uist

County: Na h-Eileanan Siar

Electoral Ward: Barraigh, Bhatarsaigh, Eirisgeigh agus Uibhist a Deas

Parish: South Uist

Traditional County: Inverness-shire

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Description

Built 1835. 2-storey 3-bay farmhouse with gabled,
full-height, single bay, rear wing. Harled, with contrasting
painted ashlar margins. West elevation: piended central porch
with door in re-entrant angle. 12-pane sash and case windows
(4-pane central 1st floor). Single bay flanks. Symmetrically
placed axial stacks; piended slate roof. Modern sun lounge
to south east.
Set within quadrangular garden enclosure; rubble-built
gatepiers and walls, latter partly renewed in brick towards
east beside modern office; square gatepiers to west with
pyramidal caps.

Statement of Interest

Letting advertisement dated 1844 held in Lochboisdale Hotel

describes Askernish House as "lately ... erected". Former

Steading (1846) ranges to east not included in listing.

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