Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Mill Of Haldane

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE MILL OF HALDANE (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Greta Champion Imperial 3

1- 8 1s set, cast 1 place, dance down between 3s and cast to 2nd place in centre facing up to 2s
9-16 1s+2s+3s dance Mill Wheels:-
' 1M+2M+3M with left wrist hold (grip wrist of Man in front), dance twice round anticlockwise while
' 1L+2L+3L with right wrist hold dance twice round clockwise (Ladies passing in front of partner) 1s end facing own side as for Double Triangles
17-24 2s+1s+3s set in triangular formation, dance on 1 place in triangle with a petronella turn (3M+2L BtoB), set and petronella on 1 place (2M+3L BtoB)
25-32 2s+1s+3s set, 2s+3s petronella on 1 place while 1s set advancing to each other, dance to top and cast to 2nd place. 213

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


Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams


mill-of-haldane Image
Mill Of Haldane From Auchincarroch Road
Near To Jamestown, West Dunbartonshire, Great Britain


Image Copyright Stephen Sweeney under this Creative Commons Licence.

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