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Port Tennant, Swansea

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Port Tennant, Swansea

Port Tennant is a suburban district of Swansea, Wales, falling within the St. Thomas ward. Port Tennant lies at the southern foot of Kilvey Hill just east of St. Thomas and is bounded by the Fabian Way to the south. It is a mostly residential area. The area takes its name from the Tennant family who developed the Tennant Canal and were responsible for developing the area. The Tennant Canal terminates at the Vale of Neath Inn (now closed) in the south east of Port Tennant.
Administrative CountySwansea
Traditional CountyGlamorgan
OS GridSS6893
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthoritySouth Wales

Port Tennant, Swansea in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Port Tennant, suburb of Swansea, Glamorgan, on E. side of Swansea harbour; P.O.; has copper works.

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