The Old Bailey Bridge
Scottish Country Dance Instruction
THE OLD BAILEY BRIDGE
(R8x40) 3C (4C set) Eric Finley North Ayrshire 50th Anniv
1- 8 1s+2s+3s Set+Link for 3, set up/down and change places RH with opposite person
9-16 2s dance RSh reels of 3 (Lady with 1s at top and Man with 3s), 1s cast to 2nd place and 2s dance up to top (2s on opposite sides)
17-24 2s+1s+3s Set+Link for 3, set up/down and change places RH with opposite person
25-32 1s dance RSh reels of 3 across (Lady with 2s at top and Man with 3s), 2s cast to 2nd place and 1s dance up to top (1s and 2s on opposite sides)
33-40 2s followed by 1s cross down between 3s and cast up own sides, 2s dance into centre and loop into 1st place facing out, 2s+1s turn on sides
(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)
Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams
The Bailey bridge is a type of portable, pre-fabricated, truss bridge developed by the British during World War II for military use. A Bailey bridge had the advantages of requiring no special tools or heavy equipment to construct.
Old Bailey Bridge Across The River Orchy, Scotland - (100 Foot Long)
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