DiCamillo Companion
Scotland

Cammo House

  • House & Family History: Cammo is believed to have been the inspiration for the House of Shaws in Robert Louis Stevenson's novel "Kidnapped."

  • Vitruvius Scoticus: Adam, W., pl. 141, 1810.

  • House Listed: Category B

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Past Seat / Home of: Tennant family, until mid-20th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Government

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Public Park

    Ownership Details: The Estate and the ruins of the House are now part of a public park.

  • House Open to Public: Grounds Only

    Historic Houses Member: No

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