Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Castle Grant

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

CASTLE GRANT (S8x32) 3C (4C set) 18C Dances

1- 8 1s turn 2H, cast 1 place own side, lead down below 3s and cast up to 2nd place
9-16 1s+2L circle left, 1s+2M circle right
17-24 1s dance reels of 3 across (Lady with 2s and Man with 3s) and all turn RH
25-32 1s lead up, cast 1 place and 2s+1s dance R&L

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


Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams


Dance Information

Castle Grant stands a mile north of Grantown-on-Spey and was the former seat of the Clan Grant chiefs of Strathspey in Highlands, Scotland.

It was originally named Freuchie Castle (pronounced "froochie") but was renamed Grant in 1694.

Castle Grant Image
Castle Grant, c. 1985


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