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Bridgend
River Sorn, Bridgend, Islay.jpg
The River Sorn at Bridgend
Bridgend is located in Argyll and Bute
Bridgend
Bridgend
OS grid reference NR336624
Civil parish
  • Killarow and Kilmeny
Council area
Lieutenancy area
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town ISLE OF ISLAY
Postcode district PA44
Dialling code 01496
Police Strathclyde
Fire Strathclyde
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament
  • Argyll and Bute
Scottish Parliament
  • Argyll and Bute
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UK
Scotland
55°47′N 6°15′W / 55.78°N 6.25°W / 55.78; -6.25

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 village is within the parish of Killarow and Kilmeny.

The island's two main roads, the A846 and A847, meet in the village just north of the bridge over the River Sorn that gives the village its name. The A846 passes through the village on its route between Port Askaig and Ardbeg. The A847 begins in Bridgend and continues to Portnahaven.

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