Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary


Scottish Country Dance Instruction

LOCHSKERROW (S5x32) 5C set Hugh Foss Glendarroch Sheet

1- 8 1s and 3s set, turn 2H to face 2s/4s, 1s+2s also 3s+4s set and ½ turn 2H opposite person
9-16 All 5 couples turn RH, 1s and 3s turn LH and cast down 1 place while others turn LH for 4 bars (4s+5s dancing up 1 place)
17-24 4s+1s also 5s+3s set and dance RH across ½ way, 2s+1s also 4s+3s set and dance LH across ½ way
25-32 All dance Grand Chain (1 place each hand and 1s start crossing). 24153

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

Dance Information

Lochskerrow (or Loch Skerrow) is a loch in Dumfries and Galloway, situated approx 7 miles south of New Galloway off the A762. It lies to the south of the River Dee, is supplied by the Loch Lane and is the source of the Airie Burn.
Lochskerrow Image
Little Islet In Loch Skerrow

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