Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Doune Mill

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE DOUNE MILL (J4x32) 4C set Ron Arrowsmith Doune Collection

1- 4 1s cross down to centre while 4s cast up outside to be level with 1s, all set 1M in a LH cross with 2L+3L+4L and 1L in a RH cross with Men
5- 8 All dance LH/RH across
9-16 1s followed by 2s+4s+3s dance down and back (3s leading) into 4H across pstns (other Hand)
17-24 1s followed by 3s+4s+2s dance up and back (2s leading) into 4H across pstns (original Hand)
25-32 1s dance down to bottom, cast up on opposite sides to top and dance down crossing to 4th place own sides while 4s dance up outside to top, dance down the middle to 4th place and step up on bars 31-32 (with 2s+3s)

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

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