Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The High Bridge O' Ken

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE HIGH BRIDGE O'KEN (S4x32) 4C set Robert M Campbell Farewell my Fancy

1- 8 1s+2s dance ½ R&L, 1s dance down middle and loop round to 4th place opposite sides while 3s+4s cast up 1 place and dance in to face corner persons
9-16 All set and 3s+4s turn corners RH, 3s+4s dance LH across and end on sides
17-24 All dance RSh reels of 4 on sides
25-32 2s and 1s petronella turn into middle and all set, 2s and 1s petronella turn to own sides and all set

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

Dance Information

The High Bridge O' Ken crosses the College Linn on the B7000 by the entrance to Kendoon Loch, just north of Loch Ken, 30 miles west of Dumfries.

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The High Bridge Of Ken Over College Linn

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