Clandon House is an early 18th-century grade I listed Palladian mansion in West Clandon, long being a seat of the Onslow family. The National Trust has owned it since 1956. The house was substantially damaged by fire in April 2015, which left it "essentially a shell". In January 2016, the National Trust announced that some of the principal rooms on the ground floor would be fully restored to the original 18th century designs.
The apparition of a distressed woman wearing a “long cream dress and brandishing a large hunting knife” has been sighted on the lawns of the house. A particularly clear sighting occurred in 1896, and is recounted by Matthews. She has also been reported inside the house.
Also said to haunt the grounds is a bearded man, who is sometimes accompanied by a woman in black.
Pictured left is Clandon House undergoing restoration, courtesy of BristolIcarus.
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For further information, please read Haunted Surrey by Rupert Matthews and Ghosts: Mysterious Tales from the National Trust by Sian Evans.