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Description of Red Jacket Canal: A 1 mile 7 furlong canal connecing to the Glan-y-wern Canal and thus connecting the River Neath with the River Tawe.
History of Red Jacket Canal: Started in 1817 and completed in 1818 without an Act of Parliament. Disused by about 1922.
For more details see the History page.
Waterway Group: This waterway is part of the Tennant Canal