"BUCKLAND, a parish in the first division of the hundred of Reigate, in the county of Surrey, 2 miles to the W. of Reigate, its post town. It is situated under Boxhill and Reigate Hill, on the N. edge of the Weald, near the London and South-Western railway. The river Mole, a branch of the Thames, runs a little to the S.W. of this place."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868), Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]