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BIRKENSIDE (S8x32) 2C (4C set) Roy Goldring 24 G and S Dances

1- 8 1s+2s circle 4H round and back
9-16 1L+2L cross between partners and cast back to places, 1M+2M repeat
17-24 1s dance Fig of 8 round 2s
25-32 1s+2s dance the Knot

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

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Birkenside is a small housing estate at the south end of the town of Gorebridge in Midlothian.

It comprises of around 240 local authority houses, many of which are now in private ownership, Powdermill Brae which dates back to the mid 1800s, Roberston Bank on the banks of the Gore water and a small estate of private housing built in the 1990s.

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