"ATLOW, a chapelry in the parish of Bradborne, and hundred of Appletree, in the county of Derby, 4 miles to the N.E. of Ashbourne. It is situated in a pleasant district on the river Dove, and from a lofty hill, called Magger's Bush, not far from the village, there is a fine prospect. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Lichfield, of the value of £148, in the patronage of C. H. Oakover, Esq."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin HINSON ©2003]
The modern parish of Atlow is 145 miles north of London, 12 miles north-west of Derby city and 5 miles south-west from Wirksworth.
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