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Croft Castle

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CROFT CASTLE (S3x32) 3C set Anna C Holden Herefordshire 40th Anniversary

1- 8 1s set, dance down and Lady dances LH across with 2L+3L while Man dances RH across with 2M+3M all ending back in places
9-16 1s dance down and cast up behind 2s, dance down below 3s and cast up to 2nd place
17-24 2s+1s+3s turn RH into centre and turning individually to right dance out to opposite sides, repeat back to own sides
25-32 1s and 3s ¾ turn RH into centre, dance ½ reel of 4 and turn RH to own sides. 231

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

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Croft Castle is a manor house and associated buildings near the village of Yarpole in Herefordshire, England some 7 km (4 miles) to the north-west of Leominster in Herefordshire.

A building has been on the site from the 11th century and it has from this time, been the home of the Croft family and Croft Baronets.

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Croft Castle
The South Front Of Croft Castle, Rebuilt In The 1760s After Severe Damage During The Civil War

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