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][not in citation given] is situated between the 6 and 7 road-side mile 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 Isle of Man parish of German.

Greeba Bridge was part of the Four Inch Course used for the Tourist Trophy car races held between 1905 and 1922, and part of the course used for 1905 International Motor-Cycle Cup races, 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 road-widening occurred at Ballig and also at Greeba Bridge.

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  1. ^ Place Names of the Isle of Man by John Kneen MA pp396 (1970) Yn Cheshaght Ghailckagh The Scolar Press[not in citation given]

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