The History of Buckland Manor
Situated in ten acres of immaculate gardens, the Manor dates back to the thirteenth century, steeped in history this wonderful house has retained an ambience that is warm and welcoming.
Buckland Manor, was first mentioned in 600 AD, when the land was owned by the Abbey of Gloucester. It was later recorded in the Domesday Book.
The village of Buckland is thought to have the oldest rectory in England, which stands next to the Manor, with an impressive timbered hall that dates from the fifteenth century. John Wesley preached in the church of St. Michael, the east window of which contains some splendid 15th-century glass, judged by some to be the nicest in the Cotswolds and reputed to have come from Hailes Abbey at the Dissolution. William Morris attended church services here when he came to Buckland in the 19th-century and was so impressed by the glass that he personally paid for its’ releading.