Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Shawlands Cross

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SHAWLANDS CROSS (J4x32) 4C set James B. Cosh Glenshee Collection

1- 8 All dance ½ RSh reels of 4 on sides, 2s+1s set and dance ½ RH across. 43(1)(2)
9-16 4s and 2s cast in 1 place to dance ½ Fig of 8 round 3s/1s and 4s+2s dance ½ LH across. 3(2)4(1)
17-24 2s and 4s turn corner RH and 2s+4s dance ½ LH across, 2s and 4s turn corner RH and 2s+4s dance ½ LH across. 3(2)4(1)
25-32 3s+2s dance ½ R&L, 3s and 1s turn 1½ times. 2341

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


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Shawlands is an inner suburb of Glasgow, in Scotland.

The Cross in Shawlands is the meeting place of Pollokshaws Road and Kilmarnock Road.

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Shawlands Cross


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