DiCamillo Companion

Dalmoak House (Dalmoak Castle)

  • Earlier Houses: The current house was built on the foundations of an earlier building.

    Built / Designed For: John Aiken

    House & Family History: Between 2017 and 2019 Dalmoak House was listed for sale. In 2017 the price was £1.7 million; by 2019 the price had fallen to £675,000.

  • Garden & Outbuildings: The Dalmoak Estate once included the remains of the Palace of Cardross, where King Robert the Bruce died.

    Chapel & Church: Made by W.G. and J.J. Kier, Dalmaok contains the largest stained glass windows in a private residence in Scotland. During World War II Dalmoak House was used by the Royal Air Force.

  • Architect: Alexander Watt

    Date: 1866–68
    Designed: House for John Aiken

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  • House Listed: Category A

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Past Seat / Home of: John Aiken, 1868-75; James Aiken, 1875-1928. Alexandrina Cousins, mid-20th century; John Szwed and Michel Szwed-Cousins, late 20th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Unoccupied

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No