Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Kinclaven Bridge

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

KINCLAVEN BRIDGE (S4x32) 4C set Douglas Henderson Kinclaven Pocket Book

1- 8 All set, cross (Ladies under arches made by Men), set and cross back (Ladies under arches made by Men)
9-16 1M+2L and 3M+4L cross RH, centre couples dance RH across, 1M+2L and 3M+4L cross back RH
17-24 1L+2M and 3L+4M cross LH, centre couples dance LH across, 1L+2M and 3L+4M cross back LH
25-28 All dance ½ reels of 4 on sides (Men RSh, Ladies LSh) finish 1s polite turn into 4th place
29-32 2s+3s+4s (top 3 couples) continue dancing a ½ reel of 3 on sides 3s finish with polite turn into 2nd place. 2341

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

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Kinclaven Bridge, built around 1903, spans the River Tay with six arches, 10 miles (16 km) north of Perth.

Kinclaven Bridge
Kinclaven Bridge

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