Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Priory Jig

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

PRIORY JIG (J4x32) 4C set C Tout Cleveland Collection
3s and 4s start on opposite sides

1- 8 1s set, cast to 4th place and cross LH
9-16 All dance RSh reels of 4 on sides
17-24 1s lead up to top and cast (4 bars) to 2nd place
25-32 1s+3s dance ½ R&L, 1s cross RH and cast to bottom

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


Dance Information

This dance 'Priory Jig' is part of the Cleveland Collection.
Cleveland was an area in the north east of England. Its name means literally "cliff-land", referring to its hilly southern areas, which rise to nearly 1,500 ft (460 m).
Priory Image
Guisborough Priory, Cleveland
Augustinian Priory Founded In 12th Century


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