List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
South Park Wood
Mr Wood Nidpath Castle
Mr Cairns Jedderfield
013 [Situation] About 20 chains South from Neidpath Castle

An Extensive plantation consisting chiefly of fir with a slight admixture of beech and larch - It is of comparatively modern growth having been planted on the Site of a fine old plantation destroyed by the fourth Duke of Queensberry, which act of Spoilation drew forth a reproach from Wordsworth in a Sonnet Composed at Nidpath Castle - According to tradition it was from the eminence on which this plantation stands that Nidpath Castle was besieged by Cromwell.

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