|St. Mary the Virgin Churchyard|
Also known as: Buckland, St. Mary the Virgin Churchyard, St. Mary's Churchyard
Mole Valley District
Postal Code: RH3 7BB
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St. Mary the Virgin is Buckland's only church
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. Of these, seventeen farmed the land owned by the feudal lord, and ten were servants of the estate.
The village church St Mary the Virgin was built in 1380.The windmill is a tourist focal point.
Added by Anthony Bysouth.
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