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Description of Glan-Y-Wern Canal: Was a 3.5 mile canal across the Crymlyn bog in Glamorganshire from Glan-Y-Wern to Red Jacket pill on (but not connected with) the River Neath.
History of Glan-Y-Wern Canal: Completed about 1790, disused after 1810, revived as part of the Tennant Canal around 1816, derelict in 1918.
For more details see the History page.
Waterway Group: This waterway is part of the Tennant Canal
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