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Clay bodies

The Leach Pottery

Below left to right

Yellow Sandstone, Terracotta, China Clay ( as quarried), Porcelain.

Below left to right

Fire Clay ( Doble's as quarried), Double's DSS, Doble's DTS, Sculpture Clay.

St Erth clay was a red 'secondary clay' that had been transported by water, from it's mineral source and deposited in layers at this site (bottom left pointer)

Clays from Porthia (top left pointer) and St Erth were both used as the basis for making clays at the Leach Pottery.

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