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Strathcarron

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STRATHCARRON (J4x32) 4C set John Drewry Stoneywood Collection 1

1- 8 Top 3 Men set diagonally to bottom 3 Ladies and change places RH, all dance ½ reels of 4 on sides
9-16 Top 3 on Ladies' side set diagonally to bottom 3 on Men's side and change places RH, all dance ½ reels of 4 on sides. 1234
17-24 1s turn 2s also 3s turn 4s 1½ times RH on sides, 1s turn 4s 1½ times LH on sides. 2413
25-32 4s and 3s dance Figs of 8 round couple above

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


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Strathcarron is a small village, situated at the head of the sea loch, Loch Carron, between the rivers, River Carron and River Taodail, in west Ross-shire, Scottish Highlands and is in the Scottish council area of Highland.
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The River Carron - Strathcarron


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