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Buckland, Surrey

Buckland is a village and civil parish in the Mole Valley district of Surrey, England. The village is situated between Dorking and Reigate. The civil parish of Buckland covers 515 hectares (2 square miles) and is bordered by the North Downs escarpment in the north. The area contains a number of clay pits. Buckland appears in Domesday Book as Bochelant. It was owned by John of Tonbridge. Buckland had a church, water-mill and thirty-five heads of household.
DistrictMole Valley
Post townBetchworth
Administrative CountySurrey
Traditional CountySurrey
OS GridTQ2250
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
CountryEngland
Police AuthoritySurrey
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySurrey
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySurrey
Ambulance AuthoritySouth East Coast
Dialling code01737
Population585
 

Other names by which Buckland, Surrey has been known in the past

Bochelant

Buckland, Surrey in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Buckland, par., mid. Surrey, 2 miles W. of Reigate, 1864 ac., pop. 401; P.O. In the par. is B. Court.

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