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Minard Castle

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MINARD CASTLE (R8x40) 3C (4C set) W Gilroy RSCDS Book 22

1- 8 1s set, cast 1 place and dance RH across (1L with 2s and 1M with 3s)
9-16 1s dance reels of 3 with 2s+3s on own sides (1s start by dancing up to top and casting)
17-24 1s dance reels of 3 across (1L with 2s and 1M with 3s) 1s end BtoB in the middle 1L facing 2s and 1M facing 3s
25-32 1s dance Double Triangles up/down set (1L with 2s and 1M with 3s to start) ending in 2nd place own sides
33-40 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round and back

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


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Minard Castle is a 19th century casellated mansion situated on the north-western shore of Loch Fyne, Scotland.
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Minard Castle Photo Taken From Loch Fyne

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Minard Castle Entrance


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