Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Loch Doon Castle

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

LOCH DOON CASTLE (S5x32) 5C set Hugh Foss Glendarroch SD Sheets

1- 8 1s and 3s cross RH, cast 1 place and dance ½ Fig of 8 round couple above them
9-16 All dance RH cross and LH back (Ladies up and Men down), 1s and 3s end facing own 1st corners
17-24 1s and 3s set to 1st corners, set to 2nd corners and end on sides between corners, cross RH and cast back to original places while 2s and 4s set and lead down to places
25-32 All dance 8 bars of a reel of 5 (2s and 4s down and out, 3s and 5s up and in to start). 24153

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

Dance Information

Loch Doon is a body of water, in Carrick, Scotland. The River Doon issue from its northern end, while the loch itself receives waters from Loch Enoch in the Galloway Hills via Eglin Lane.

In the 13th century, it was a site of a castle owned by the Earls of Carrick. The castle was destroyed in the 16th century by King James V as part of a general policy of reducing the power of the barons.

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Loch Doon

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