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.
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