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