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Endrick Water

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ENDRICK WATER (S3x32) 3C set Alasdair Brown

1- 8 1s set (2s step up) and cast 1 place. 1s turn RH to 2nd place on own sides, 1M facing up, 1L down
9-16 1s+2s+3s dance ½ RSh reel of three on sidelines. 1L+2L and 1M+3M dance Set&Link
17-24 1s+2s+3s dance 3 couple Bourrel:-
' 17-20 1M+2L also 3M+1L set advancing and ¾ turn 2H to line up/down middle then pull back RSh to face own partners as 3L and 2M chase anticlockwise to face them
' 21-24 All set and turn 2H to own sides. 213
25-32 1s+3s Set&Rotate

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

Dance Information

The Endrick Water or River Endrick is a river which flows into the eastern end of Loch Lomond, Scotland.

Its drainage basin covers a large part of the west of Stirling District. The Burnfoot Burn rising on the southern slopes of the Gargunnock Hills and the Backside Burn rising on the eastern slopes of the Fintry Hills combine to form the Endrick Water which flows south before turning sharply westwards at the foot of the western dam of Carron Valley Reservoir.

The river flows through Strathendrick, the village of Fintry and past Balfron and Drymen (pronounced "drmn", not "dry men") before entering Loch Lomond.

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Endrick Water

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