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|Description ||Here's an interesting extract from Burrell's map of Derbyshire follwoing the 1762-1767 survey which shows Gib Hill being referred to as Arbor Low, and well as the nearby Calling Low. Since the henge now known as Arbor Low is not located on top of the hill it was always anomalous to be referred to as 'Low', the Derbyshire name for hill, or summit. Gib Hill is nearer the summit, much more Low like. Interesting the map also refers to Moat Low as Mote Low Arbor - does the Arbor refer to its crown of trees which are regularly a feature of barrows eg Minninglow, and Cross Low.|
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