Earlier Houses: An earlier house was destroyed by fire in 1856 and replaced by the current house.
Built / Designed For: W.H. Sitwell
House & Family History: The South Shropshire District Council, owner of Ferney for many years, listed the house for sale in October of 2003 for £650,000 (it had been vacant since 1941). Ferney was restored in the early 21st century and is today a private home.
Garden & Outbuildings: Humprhy Repton's Red Book for Ferney is today in the collection of The Morgan Library, New York.
House Listed: Grade II
Park Listed: Not Listed
Current Seat / Home of: Hugh and Henri Fitzwilliam-Lay; here since 2010.
Past Seat / Home of: W.H. Sitwell, 19th century. Wem family, 2004-10.
Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust
Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home
House Open to Public: No
Historic Houses Member: No