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Herstmonceux Castle

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HERSTMONCEUX CASTLE (S3x32) 3C set G Sparks Martello Tower 5

1- 8 1s+2s circle 4H round to left, 1s facing 2s set, 1s facing up cast 1 place as 2s dance up
9-16 1s+3s repeat above Fig
17-24 2s+3s+1s dance reflection reels of 3 on sides 1s dancing in and up to start end with 1s (at bottom) facing up and 3s down
25-32 All set, 1s+2s face partners and turn 2H to face up/down while 3s form an arch, 2s dance under arch and cast back to top as 1s cast to top and dance under arch to 3rd place

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

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Herstmonceux Castle is a 15th century (Tudor) brick-built moated castle near Herstmonceux, East Sussex, England.

Herstmonceux Castle, East Sussex
Herstmonceux Castle

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