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Llansamlet, Swansea

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Llansamlet, Swansea

Llansamlet is a suburban district of Swansea, Wales falling into the Llansamlet ward. The area is centered on the A48 road (named Samlet Road and Clase Road in the area) and the M4 Motorway. Similar to many other places in Wales where the name begins with Llan, Llansamlet is named after a saint - Saint Samlet. There is a Saint Samlet's Church in the area on Church Road.
Post townSWANSEA
Administrative CountySwansea
Traditional CountyGlamorgan
OS GridSS6897
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryWales
Police AuthoritySouth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityMid and West Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityMid and West Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling code01792
Population6,196
 

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

Llansamlet, par. and ry. sta., in W. of Glamorgan, on river Tawe and Swansea Canal, partly within the municipal limits of Swansea and the parl. limits of Swansea District, 6455 ac. (75 water) and 915 tidal water and foreshore, pop. 8392; P.O., T.O.; the sta. is 3 miles NE. of High Street sta., Swansea; the par. consists of 2 townships - Higher Llansamlet, 4158 ac., pop. 3786; and Lower Llansamlet, 2297 ac., pop. 4606; has coal mines and copper works.

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