This lovely little pub is the only Pub in the Village and stands on the TT Course at Ballaugh Bridge, however according to my Manx book called ‘Manannan’s Isle’ by David Craine Ballaugh boasted a staggering 17 Pubs and 1 Hotel in 1830. The image was captured on my Sony HX20V camera, resized and cropped in Adobe Photoshop Creative Cloud. Feel free to make any comments either on this website by clicking the “Write comment” below or by logging onto my Facebook Page enjoy – Click on the image for a larger view.
Just past Ballaugh Bridge on the TT Course and tucked in the hedge is this memorial to two quite famous people that will definitely be remembered in TT and MGP History. The bottom plaque is dedicated to staunch TT and MGP Marshall Gwen Crellin who lived just passed Ballaugh Bridge on the TT Course, Gwen come rain, hail or shine would be outside her house before every TT and MGP practice or race. Gwen passed away in 2007 aged 89 years and this plaque is dedicated to her. * N.B The plaque was originally presented to Gwen by the MGP Supporters Club in 1997 and was fixed to the front of Gwens house, it is now displayed across the road from Gwens house as part of this memorial. The top bronze plaque is dedicated to Gary Dickinson 1934 to 1993, Gary was better known as “The Mighty Atom” during the TT, because of his slight stature Gary had to carry a lead block fastened to his motorbike frame under his left boot so he could reach the minimum racing weight. The image was captured on my Sony HX20V camera, resized and cropped in Adobe Photoshop CS6. Feel free to make any comments either on this website by clicking the “Write comment” below or by logging onto my Facebook Page enjoy – Click on the image for a larger view.