Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Cleveland Hornpipe

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

CLEVELAND HORNPIPE (R4x32) 4C set D Scott Cleveland Collection
1 - 8 Top 3 Men turn bottom 3 Ladies RH, top 3 Ladies turn bottom 3 Men RH
9-16 1L also 4M followed by partners cast in 1 place and cross to opposite side, 1M+4M also 1L+4L turn LH 1½ times on sides and turn partners RH
17-24 4M also 1L followed by partners cast to ends to own sides, 4s+2s also 3s+1s dance ½ R&L
25-32 4s and 1s dance ½ Figs of 8 round 2s/3s while 2s and 3s set and cross RH. 2413

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


Dance Information

This dance 'Cleveland Hornpipe' 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).
Cleveland Image
The Cleveland Way
Near Stoupe Beck, North Yorkshire


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