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Leach Pottery - Places of Interest around St. Ives

Bernard Leach vase Janet Leach vase Bill Marshall hakeme vase

 

Bernard Leach came to St. Ives in 1920 with Shoji Hamada, together they established the Leach Pottery which thrives today. On the map below I have marked a number of places with links to Leach and his pottery. Please feel free to suggest additions.


Click on the name of the site to see images and more information.

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Leach Pottery

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Beagle Cross

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Edgar Skinner's house

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Richard Noall's house

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The Manor House

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14 Draycott Terrace

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6 Draycott Terrace

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Hazlebury House, Draycott Terrace

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The Count House

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Tremorna

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Longstone Cemetery

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Flat 4 Barnaloft

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Janet's flat, Barnaloft

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Anchor House

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The New Craftsman

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Alfred Wallis grave

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Edgar Skinner grave

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Leach tiles wall

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Stennack beach

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St. Ives Ceramics

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Knill's Monument

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Tate St. Ives

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Battery Blockhouse

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The Guildhall

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Bunkers Hill

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Gaolyard Studios

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Castle Inn

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Penwith Gallery

 

Leach Pottery

The Leach Pottery was established by Bernard Leach and Shoji Hamada in 1920 on land purchased by Frances Horne, a local benefactor who established the St. Ives Guild of Handicrafts.