Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Llansamlet

Llansamlet, par. and ry. sta., in W. of Glamorgan, on river Tawe and Swansea Canal, partly within the municipal limits of Swansea and the parl. limits of Swansea District, 6455 ac. (75 water) and 915 tidal water and foreshore, pop. 8392; P.O., T.O.; the sta. is 3 miles NE. of High Street sta., Swansea; the par. consists of 2 townships - Higher Llansamlet, 4158 ac., pop. 3786; and Lower Llansamlet, 2297 ac., pop. 4606; has coal mines and copper works.


(John Bartholomew, Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "parish and railway station"   (ADL Feature Type: "populated places")
Administrative units: Llansamlet AP/CP       Glamorgan AncC
Place: Llansamlet

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