Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Dunnottar Castle (Ball)

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

DUNNOTTER CASTLE (J8x32) 3C (4C set) M Ball Southport 1

1- 8 1s+2s+3s cross RH, set and chase ½ way clockwise
9-16 1L+2M cross RH, 1M+2L also 1L+3L cross LH, 3L+2M also 3M+1M cross RH, 3M+2L cross LH. 123
17-24 1s set, cast 1 place and dance RH across (Man with 3s, Lady with 2s)
25-32 2s+1s+3s circle 6H left for 2 bars, set, circle right and set on sides

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

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Also see the dance Dunnottar Castle (Drewry) by John Drewry.

Dunnottar Castle is a ruined medieval fortress located upon a precipitous rocky headland on the north-east coast of Scotland, about two miles (3 km) south of Stonehaven.

Its surviving buildings are largely of the 15th-16th centuries, but an important fortress certainly existed on this site from Dark Age times.

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