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Ferney Hall

  • 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.

  • Architect: Samuel Pountney Smith

    Date: 1856
    Designed: House for W.H. Sitwell

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    Architect: Humphry Repton

    Designed: Landscaping

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  • 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