Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Road To Scurdie Ness

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE ROAD TO SCURDIE NESS (R4x40) 4C set Bob Harcus

1- 8 1s+2s and 3s+4s dance RH across and chase clockwise ½ way
9-16 4s+3s and 2s+1s dance R&L (retain LH to lead into reels)
17-24 All dance LSh reels of 4 on the sides
25-32 4s+3s and 2s+1s dance LH across and chase anti-clockwise back to places
33-34 1s+2s dance LH across ½ way
35-36 1s+3s dance RH across ½ way
37-38 1s+4s dance LH across ½ way
39-40 All cross RH (retain RH to move into RH across)

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

Dance Information

Scurdie Ness (Montrose Point or Montroseness) is a headland located on the South side of the River South Esk estuary, Montrose, Angus, Scotland.

The word Scurdie is a local word for the volcanic rock found there and Ness means a promontory, cape or headland.

Scurdie Ness Image
Scurdie Ness Lighthouse, Montrose, Angus, Scotland

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Text from this original Scurdie Ness article on Wikipedia.
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