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Dunkeld House

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DUNKELD HOUSE (J8x32) 3C (4C set) John Drewry Donside Book

1- 8 1s+2s+3s dance reflection reels of 3 on opposite sides 1s ending in 1st place opposite sides
9-16 1s turn 2s with nearer hand on sides 1½ times, 1s cross to turn (once) 3s on own side (with other hand) 1s end facing 1st corner
17-24 1s set to 1st corners, pass by the right, set to 2nd corners, pass by the right to BtoB position in centre Man facing up and Lady down
25-32 1M dances up and casts to 2nd place own side as 1L dances down and casts up to 2nd place own side, 1L dances RH across with 2s and 1M with 3s

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


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Dunkeld is a small town in Strathtay, Perth and Kinross, Scotland, approximately 15 miles north of Perth on the eastern side of the A9 road into the Scottish Highlands and on the opposite (north) side of the Tay from the Victorian village of Birnam.

Dunkeld House dance probably refers to The Hilton Dunkeld House and Country Club is based on a summer house built by George Murray, 6th Duke of Atholl. It is home to the Beatrix Potter memorial as the author spent a lot of time writing there.

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