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01 June, 2013

Tools of the Trade: Winchcombe Pottery

WINCHCOMBE POTTERY was reopened in its current incarnation, in 1926 by the potter Michael Cardew; there having been a pottery on the site since 1800. Cardew's ambition was to make domestic ware for everyday use. Under the subsequent direction of Ray Finch a wood fired kiln was built in 1974 and has been in use ever since.

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