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New Abbey

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NEW ABBEY (S8x32) 2C (4C set) Roy Goldring G and S Dances 2

1- 8 1s dance in, cast to 2nd place and dance ½ Fig of 8 round 2s
9-16 1s+2s dance Ladies' Chain
17-24 2s+1s set to other partner on sides, to own partner, 1s dance ½ Fig of 8 round 2s
25-32 2s+1s dance RH across and LH back

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

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New Abbey is a village in Kirkcudbrightshire, Dumfries and Galloway, south-west Scotland.
The village has a wealth of history including the ruined Cistercian abbey, Sweetheart Abbey, founded by Lady Devorgilla in 1273.

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