DiCamillo Companion

Cassillis House (Cassillis Castle)

  • House & Family History: Cassillis House was listed for sale in 2014 with a guide price of £5 million. In late 2019 the House, together with 309 acres, was listed for sale for £3,900,000.

    Collections: On July 4, 2009 some of the contents (567 lots) of Cassillis House were auctioned by the Edinburgh firm of Shapes. The star of the auction was a set of Louis XVI vermeil candelabra, made in 1789 by Henri Auguste, which sold for £100,604. The auction took place following the 2007 death of Mary, Marchioness of Ailsa, widow of the 7th Marquess.

  • Architect: David Bryce

    Date: 1830-32
    Designed: Two-story Entrance Façade for 1st Marquess of Ailsa

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  • Title: Country Life (magazine)
    Author: NA
    Year Published: NA
    Reference: Aug 5, 2009, pgs. 74-75
    Publisher: London: Future plc
    ISBN: NA
    Book Type: Magazine

  • House Listed: Category A

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Past Seat / Home of: John Kennedy, 8th Earl of Cassilis, 18th century; Archibald Kennedy, 2nd Marquess of Ailsa, 19th century; Kennedy family from here from the 14th century until 2007. Kate Armstrong, 2007-14.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No