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The Dunnington Strathspey

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THE DUNNINGTON STRATHSPEY (S3x32) 3C set Duncan Brown Dunnington Collection 1

1- 8 All set and link for 3 twice
9-16 2s followed by 1s dance double Fig of 8 round 3s to end 312 on opposite sides
17-28 3s+1s+2s dance 3 couple R&L
29-32 All set and cross RH. 312

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

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This dance is named after the village of Dunnington, approximately 4 miles (6 km) east from York city centre, England.

Dunnington village was an Anglo-Saxon settlement, and was listed in the 1086 Domesday Book as "Donniton", which, according to Mills, translates as an "estate associated with a man called Dun(n)a".

Dunnington was the category winner in the small town category (for settlements with populations over 3,000) of the 2014 Britain in Bloom competition and was also ranked among the top 20 towns as one of the best places in England and Wales to bring up a family, in a survey commissioned by Family Investments.

York Street, Dunnington
Cottages On York Street, Dunnington

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