Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Hen House

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE HEN HOUSE (R8x32) 3C (4C set) John S Trew Martello Tower 2

1- 8 1s+2s+3s chase clockwise ½ way, set and cross RH to own sides
9-16 3s+1s+2s set, cross RH and chase clockwise ½ way to original places
17-24 1M set as 1L dances towards him, 1L turns to right and followed by partner casts behind 2L and 1L crosses to Men's side, 1s set as 1L turns in
25-32 2s+1s+3s advance and retire for 2 steps and 1s turn RH 1½ times to own side

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

Hen House
Hen House

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