Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

A Trip To Hopetoun House

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

A TRIP TO HOPETOUN HOUSE (J8x32) 3C (4C set) John Robertson SCD Book 3

1- 8 1s turn RH, dance down and dance ½ Fig of 8 round 3s
9-16 1s dance ½ Fig of 8 round 2s and turn LH 1¼ times to face 1st corners
17-24 1s diagonal reel of 4 with 1st corners, pass RSh and end facing 2nd corners
25-32 1s dance reels of 3 on opposite sides (RSh to 2nd corners) end passing RSh to 2nd place own sides

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

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Hopetoun House, one of Scotland's finest stately homes, is the traditional residence of the Earl of Hopetoun (later the Marquess of Linlithgow (pronounced "lin-lith-go")). Located near South Queensferry to the west of Edinburgh, Scotland, it was built 1699-1701 and designed by Sir William Bruce.

Hopetoun House
Hopetoun House

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