Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Rachan Mill

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RACHAN MILL (J4x32) 4C set Alex Gray Tweeddale Collection 1
3s and 4s start on opposite sides

1- 8 1s and 4s petronella turn and set, turn partners RH into prom hold facing 2M/3M (2s and 3s having stepped up/down)
9-16 1s+4s dance ½ RSh diagonal reel of 4 with 2M/3M and end facing other couple, 1s+4s set and turn other partner RH to face 2L/3L
17-24 1s+4s dance ½ RSh diagonal reel of 4 with 2L/3L and end on sides in order 34(1)(2), 1s+4s dance ½ R&L to end 31(4)(2)
25-32 All set forming a circle, cast (2 pas-de-basque) and chase clockwise ½ way. 24(1)(3)

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

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Rachan Mill is a locality on the Scottish Borders.

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