Marazion

Fred Yates loved Cornwall and in particular he loved Marazion.

Marazion From The East

Marazion From The East

st michaels mount from the east

St Michael’s Mount

Marazion is an ancient market town
and was granted a Royal Charter by
Queen Elizabeth 1 in 1595.

 

 

Today Marazion remains relatively unspoilt by progress and Fred was
charmed by the character of its buildings and people, magnificent views
and it’s jewel in the crown – St Michaels Mount.

marazion street view

Marazion streets

 

 

 

The name Marazion originates from the Cornish Marghas Byghan or little market….

marazion square

The square at Marazion

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2 Responses to Marazion

  1. oliviam45 says:

    I own Fred’s old studio overlooking St Michaels Mount & the Bay, which he lived across the road from. It is now a holiday let but when you walk in you can see why he was inspired to paint here. The light is pure & the ever changing colours of the sea is reflected in the rooms.

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