The House from a circa 1920 postcard
House & Family History: Benjamin Guinness purchased Ashford in 1855; his son, Lord Ardilaun, added the massive Victorian Baronial style wings to the House.
Garden & Outbuildings: By the turn of the 19th century Lord Ardilaun had developed the 35,000-acre estate into the world's foremost woodcock shoot.
House Listed: Unknown
Park Listed: Unknown
Past Seat / Home of: Benjamin Lee Guinness, mid-19th century; Arthur Edward Guinness, 1st Baron Ardilaun, early 20th century.
Current Ownership Type: Corporation
Primary Current Ownership Use: Hotel
House Open to Public: By Appointment
Historic Houses Member: No