Very busy and thriving town and port, with a beautiful bay and fine sands. Copper-smelting, tin-plate working, and other industrial activities. The ruins of a castle built about 1330 by the Bishop of St David's are in the midst of the town. The great docks of Swansea are continually being enlarged and improved.
Neath 8¼, Ammanford 19¼ miles.
London 212¼ miles. Population 160,000. Market Sat. Early Closing, Thurs