List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
PARADISE Paradise Mr James Porter
New Statistical Account
Donside Guide.
053 A narrow stripe of wood extending for a distance of nearly half a mile on the west bank of the River Don and within Paradise Wood, At one time it was a garden, celebrated for its beauty and Situation. Property of Sir Archibald Grant, Bart. [Baronet] Monymusk House.

"In the old and once beautiful garden of Paradise, laid out in 1719, and now forming part of what is called Paradise Wood, there is a number of large spruces and larches by the river side, upwards of 100 years old."
New Statistical Account

"Two miles north-west of Monymusk, on the south bank of the Don, is situated, at a sudden turn of the river, where the rocky and romantic hills rise on both sides to a great height, and covered with Scotch firs and natural wood, the remains of extensive and picturesque pleasure grounds, laid out in 1719, and called Paradise," Donside Guide

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Aberdeenshire -- Ph. [Parish] of Monymusk

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