Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Teviot Bridge

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

TEVIOT BRIDGE (J8x24) 2C (4C set) RSCDS Book 5

1- 8 1s turn RH 2½ times ending on opposite sides
9-16 1s+2s turn LH 1½ times on sides and dance ½ Ladies' Chain ending 1s in top place Ladies' side and 2s in 2nd place Men's side ready for...
17-24 1s+2s dance modified Poussette:-
' 2 bars to cross to sides, 1 bar ¼ turn, 1 bar progress up/down and ¼ turn, 1 bar into centre, 1 bar ½ turn, 2 bars retire to sides

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

Teviot Bridge Image
Teviot Bridge Near Kelso
The last bridge over the Teviot before it joins the Tweed, built in 1795 by William Elliot, designed by Alexander Stevens

Image Copyright Jim Barton under this Creative Commons Licence.

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