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  • Earlier Houses: A 17th century house, built for Robert Owen, sheriff of Shropshire, was partly incorporated into the current house.

    Built / Designed For: William Mostyn-Owen

    House & Family History: Charles Darwin was a frequent visitor to Woodhouse between 1828 and 1833 to see his childhood sweetheart, Fanny Mostyn-Owen. Woodhouse is the family home of the first wife of Boris Johnson, mayor of London in 2009.

  • Architect: Robert Mylne

    Date: 1773-74
    Designed: House for William Mostyn-Owen

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  • House Listed: Grade II*

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Current Seat / Home of: Mostyn-Owen family; here since the 17th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No