Greeba Bridge

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The A1 Douglas to Peel Road approaching Greeba Bridge.

Greeba Bridge (Scandinavian: Gnipa, a peak or previously Cronk Dhoo)[1] is situated between the 6th Milestone and 7th Milestone road-side markers on the Snaefell Mountain Course used for the Isle of Man TT Races on the junction of the primary A1 Douglas to Peel road and the Greeba Mill Road in the parish of German in the Isle of Man.

Greeba Bridge was part of the Four Inch Course used for the Tourist Trophy automobile car races held in the Isle of Man between 1905 and 1922. Also Greeba Bridge was part of the course used for 1905 International Motor-Cycle Cup Races held in the Isle of Man. It is part of the Snaefell Mountain Course used since 1911 for the Isle of Man TT and from 1923 for the Manx Grand Prix Races.

The nearby area is mainly farmland with the nearby summits of Beary Mountain (311m), Greeba Mountain (422m), Slieau Ruy (479) and Slieau Whallian (333m). During the 1960s further road-widening occurs at Ballig and also at Greeba Bridge on the primary A1 Douglas to Peel road.

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  1. ^ Place Names of the Isle of Man by John Kneen MA pp396 (1970) Yn Cheshaght Ghailckagh The Scolar Press

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Coordinates: 54°11′48″N 4°36′19″W / 54.19667°N 4.60528°W / 54.19667; -4.60528