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The Amisfield Dancie

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THE AMISFIELD DANCIE (R8x40) 3C (4C set) Marion Bennett Amisfield Dances

1- 8 1s cross RH, cast (2s step up) and dance ½ Fig of 8 (1M round 2s, 1L round 3s) finishing in centre facing 1st corners
9-16 ½ diagonal reel of 4 with 1st corners; 1s pass RSh and dance ½ diagonal reel of 4 with 2nd corners. 1s pass LSh to face 3rd corner position
17-24 1s set to and turn 3rd corner (pstn) 2H, set to and turn 4th corner (pstn) 2H. 1s end in 2nd place own sides. (3)1(2)
25-32 1s dance diagonal R&L (1M down / 1L up)
33-40 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round and back. 213

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

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Amisfield is a village in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.

It is located about 5 miles north of Dumfries and next to the A701 Dumfries to Edinburgh road. The village used to have a railway station, however this closed in 1952.

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