Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Challoner Chase

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

CHALLONER CHASE (S4x32) 4C set A Littlefair Cleveland Collection

1- 8 1s and 4s set and cross RH while 2s+3s dance ½ R&L, 1s+3s also 2s+4s circle 4H round to left
9-16 1s+3s also 2s+4s dance ½ R&L, 1s+4s circle 4H round to left while 3s and 2s set and cross RH
17-24 All dance RSh reels of 4 on sides
25-32 All dance Grand Chain ½ way, turn partners 2H to own side (middle couples turn 1½ times). 2413

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

Dance Information

This dance 'Challoner Chase' is part of the Cleveland Collection.
Cleveland was an area in the north east of England. Its name means literally "cliff-land", referring to its hilly southern areas, which rise to nearly 1,500 ft (460 m).

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