Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Paddy's Milestane

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

PADDY'S MILESTANE (J8x32) 3C (4C set) John S Trew Martello Tower 4

1- 8 1s set, cast 1 place and turn LH to end in prom hold facing Ladies' side (Lady on Man's left)
9-12 1s dance ½ reel of 3 with 3s (1s giving RSh to 3L)
13-20 1s dance reel of 3 with 2s (1s giving RSh to 2M)
21-24 1s dance ½ reel of 3 with 3s (1s give RSh to 3L) and end with 1s turning RH to 2nd place back-to-back with Lady facing down
25-32 1s dance Double Triangles with top and bottom couples and end with a petronella turn to 2nd places

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

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