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Tennant Canal

Description of Tennant Canal: Runs 8 miles from its junction with the Neath Canal, at Aberdulais, to Port Tennant, Swansea

History of Tennant Canal: Started in 1821, without any Act of Parliament, and opened in 1824
For more details see the History page.

Waterway Group: This waterway is part of the Neath and Tennant Canals

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Tennant Canal: Table of distances

Miles

Locks

Navigable (N)

Grid ref

OS Map No

Aberdulais Junction

Junction with Neath Canal Neath Canal junction and Aberdulais Basin

0

0

U

SS774993

170

Aberdulais Lock

South end of Aberdulais Aqueduct

0.1

1

U

SS772993

170

Neath (A465) Road Bridge

1.8

1

U

SS754981

170

Neath Abbey Bridge

3

1

U

SS733972

170

Red Jacket Pill Branch Junction

4.9

1

U

SS724946

170

Briton Ferry Road Bridge

5.8

1

U

SS712938

170

Glan-y-Wern Canal Junction

6.4

1

U

SS701936

170

Tir-Isaf Branch Canal Junction

7.6

1

U

0

Port Tennant, Vale of Neath Inn

Docks and Lock have been in-filled

8

1

U

0

NOTE: N and U in the Navigable column above indicates that the node is navigable or unnavigable. If a D appears here it means that navigation is difficult or restricted to smaller craft.

 

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