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Bow Fiddle Rock

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BOW FIDDLE ROCK (J8x32) 3C (4C set) John Drewry Greenburn Book 3

1- 8 1s cross RH, cast 1 place and dance ½ Figs of 8 (Man round 3s and Lady round 2s)
9-16 1s turn 2nd corner RH and return to place facing in, 1s turn 1st corner RH and return to place facing out
17-24 2s+1s+3s dance reels of 3 on own sides giving RSh to 3rd corner
25-32 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round and back

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

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Portknockie is a coastal village on the Moray Firth in northeast Scotland, in Moray.

A popular site in Portknockie is Bow Fiddle Rock, a large rock about 50 feet high just off the coast. The quartzite rock has a large sea arch, which somewhat resembles the bow of a fiddle.

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Bow Fiddle Rock

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