Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Inverugie Castle (Drewry)

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

INVERUGIE CASTLE (S4x32) 4C set John Drewry Bankhead Book 1
3s and 4s start on opposite sides

1- 8 All set, 1s+2s also 3s+4s dance ½ double Fig of 8 (1s and 4s crossing down/up to start), 1s and 4s turn 2H
9-16 1s and 4s dance ½ Figs of 8 on sides (out between 2s+3s) and loop round to face 2s/3s in lines across, all set and turn 2H
17-24 1s and 4s dance ½ reel of 4 across with 2s/3s, all set, 1s and 4s petronella turn into centre while 2s and 3s set
25-32 1s+2s also 3s+4s circle 4H round to left, 1s and 4s advance towards partner and dance out ends and cast to 2nd/3rd places. 24(1)(3)

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


Dance Information

Also see the dance Inverugie Castle (Elliot) by Joyce Elliot.

Inverugie Castle is located two miles from Peterhead on the north east coast of Scotland. All that remains of the castle are a small mound only three metres high above the River Ugie.

Inverugie Image
Inverugie Brig
The bridge over the River Ugie at Inverugie. Inverugie Castle remains are about half a mile along the road to the right.


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