The Nuttall Encyclopedia
A borough and river port of Glamorganshire, on the navigable Neath, 6 m. NE. of Swansea; is an old town, and has interesting ruins of an abbey and of a castle (burned 1231); has prosperous copper, tin, iron, and chemical works.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Neath'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/n/neath.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.