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The Lea Rig

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THE LEA RIG (S8x32) 2C (4C set) RSCDS Book 21

1-16 1s dance full Petronella figure back to place while 2s step up bars 1-2, set bars 3-4, then follow 1s. 2s petronella turn to 2nd place on bars 15-16
17-24 1s lead down centre of set and back to top
25-32 1s+2s dance RH across once round and ½ Diamond Poussette to change places

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

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The lea rig was probably that part of a field left to pasture when the land was divided into strips among tenants.

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