DiCamillo Companion

Woodhill Park

  • Built / Designed For: Richard Jones

    House & Family History: Between 1961 and 1965 William Ormsby-Gore, later 5th Baron Harlech, served as British ambassador to the United States, during which time he became a close friend of JFK and the Kennedy family. After the president's assassination in 1963, Jackie Kennedy and her brother-in-law, Robert Kennedy, both stayed at Woodhill as guests of Ormsby-Gore. The house, together with 156 acres, was listed for sale in 2023 for £4.5 million.

  • House Listed: Grade II

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Past Seat / Home of: Richard Jones, 18th century. Lazarus Venables, 19th century; Lazarus Jones Venables, until 1852. George Dumville Lees, until 1906. William David Ormsby-Gore, 5th Baron Harlech, until 1971.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No