The estate has three castle ruins from the
times of the Kennedy's, although nothing much
remains of them. The Dalrymple - Hamilton's are
believed to be descendants of the
The house was extended in about 1840, and a
new three story wing added to the north of the
17th century mansion between 1862 and 1876.
Much of the original plasterwork, believed to
be by Adams or Gibbons, remains.
Bargany house has had a few owners over the
years, including the author Axel Aylwen. The
Dalrymple - Hamilton's, returned to Bargany a
few years back, undertaking a major restoration
of the old building.
Bargany Gardens, with scenic walks and pond,
are open to the public for a few weeks each
year, normally in May. The area around the
house is private.