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Berkhamsted Castle

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BERKHAMSTED CASTLE (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Stephen Webb Berkhamsted Diamond Collection

1- 8 1s cast off one place (4 steps), 1s and 2nd corners turn RH to finish 1s back to back, 1M facing up and 1L facing down, retain hands with corners
9-12 1M+2s and 1L+3s, give hands as in Crown Triangles, all set then, 1s pas-de-basque out while 2s+3s pas-de-basque in all turning R about (2s and 3s are back to back)
13-16 1M+2s and 1L+3s give hands, set and 1s set again as 2s+3s advance setting, to finish 2s in 1st place and 3s in own place
17-24 1s turn 1¼ RH to face out on opposite sides and cast to R, 1s dance ½ Fig of 8 across to finish in 2nd place own sides
25-32 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round and back

(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)


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