house is said to be haunted by the ghost of Sir Edmund Verney, who was Charles
It's standard bearer at the Battle of Redhill in 1642. He was captured during
the battle by the
who first cut off his hand and then murdered him. His body was lost and only
his hand was found and sent back to Claydon House for burial. Sir Edmund is
thought to be searching the house to this very day for his severed hand.
ghosts have been seen at Claydon House, one of which is believed to be the
figure of Florence Nightingale. Another ghost appears in the Rose Room of
Claydon house. This ghost is a beautiful woman dressed in gray, who has been
seen walking through a wall. It is believed that this wall at one time was
part of a secret room.