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Charlotte Square

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CHARLOTTE SQUARE (R8x32) 3C (4C set) John Drewry Brodie Book

1- 8 1s set, cross down to 2nd place, cast round 1st corner to meet partner (LH joined) facing 2nd corners
9-16 1s set to 2nd corner, turn inwards to face 4th corner and set, face 1st corners and set, turn inwards and set to 3rd corner
17-24 1s dance reels of 3 on own sides (1M RSh to 2M and 1L RSh to 3L) and 1s end RH joined (M facing up, L down), 2s nearer hands joined facing down and 3s up
25-32 2s+1s+3s set, 1s turn towards each other to take LH and all set, 1s dance RH across (Lady with 2s and Man with 3s)

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

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Charlotte Square is a city square in Edinburgh, Scotland, part of the New Town, designed by Robert Adam and designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Charlotte Square is located at the west end of George Street, intended to mirror St. Andrew Square in the east. Initially named St. George's Square in James Craig's original plan, it was renamed before completion after King George III's Queen and first daughter, to avoid confusion with George Square, in the south of the city.

Bute House In Charlotte Square
Bute House In Charlotte Square

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