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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
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
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
Letting advertisement dated 1844 held in Lochboisdale Hotel
describes Askernish House as "lately ... erected". Former
Steading (1846) ranges to east not included in listing.