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Bridgend, Argyll and Bute (Beul an Atha)

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Bridgend, Argyll and Bute (Beul an Atha)

Bridgend (Scottish Gaelic: Beul an Àtha) is a village on the Inner Hebrides island of Islay off the western coast of Scotland at the tip of Loch Indaal. The island's two main road the A846 and A847 meet in the village just north of the bridge over the River Sorn that gives the village its name.
Post townISLE OF ISLAY
Administrative CountyArgyll and Bute
Traditional CountyArgyllshire
OS GridNR3362
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01496
 

Other names by which Bridgend, Argyll and Bute (Beul an Atha) has been known in the past

Bridgend/Beul an Atha ~ Beul an Atha

Bridgend, Argyll and Bute (Beul an Atha) in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Bridgend.-- vil., Kilarrow par., Islay island, Argyllshire, at head of Loch Andail, 3 miles NE. of Bowmore; P.O., T.O.

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