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Kiln Site for White Porcelains of Joseon Dynasty

It is a place where white porcelains were baked during the early period of the Joseon Dynasty.
The kiln was a tunnel-type partitioned kiln which was made by digging into the ground and piling and covering both sides of a kiln with earth.
A spinning wheel workshop, white clay storage facility and Ondol (Korean floor heater) structure remains, and many pieces of pottery, including pieces of blue and white porcelains, were unearthened during the process of excavating the kiln site.

Master Jeong Nan-jong’s Tomb and Graveyard Area besides Sindobi
( Stone Monument )

Tombs of Master Jeong Nan-jong, a prominent statesman during the reign of King Sejo of the Joseon Dynasty, and his descendants exist by forming a line from the hillside of a mountain to the base in a specified order.
The graveyard is complete with Sindobi and Honyuseok (a rectangular stone placed between the altar in front of a tomb and a mount) for respective tombs, Seokdeung (stone lanterns), Dongjaseok (child stone) and Muninseok (civil minister stone), which are becoming precious materials for studying the history of archeology and art.

Anyang Tomb of Jeonju Yi Family

Lord Anyang Yi Haeng is a figure put to death by drinking poison together with his mother.
He was punished for the reason of driving out the mother of Lord Yeonsan during Gapjasahwa (the massacre of Confucian scholars in 1504).
The graveyard is erected with each of Sangseok (an altar in front of a tomb), Hyangroseok (a stone with the incense burner) and Myopyo (tomb marker), while having two of each of stone figures, including Dongjaseok (child stone), Seoksu (stone image of an animal), Mangjuseok (pair of stone posts in front of a tomb) and Muninseok (civil minister stone).

Master Kim Man-ki’s Tomb and Sindobi ( Stone Monument )

Master Kim Man-ki is an older brother of Seopo Kim Man-jung, who was famous as an author of 「 Guunmong (novel about nobility of Korea).
The large tomb at the center is surrounded by 8 Hoseok (stones piled up around the earthen mound of a tomb), and each of Myopyo (tomb marker), octagonal Mangjuseok (pair of stone posts) and Muninseok (civil minister stone) are formed in front of a tomb.
Epitaphs of Myopyo and Sindobi are composed by Song Shi-yeol and written by Kim Jin-kyu.

Master Yi Ki-jo’s Tomb

The tomb of Master Yi Ki-jo, who was a civil minister during the reign of King Injo of the Joseon Dynasty, was located originally at Jangdan, Gyeonggi-do, but was moved to this place in 1672 and buried together with his wife from the Shin Family.
The graveyard is installed with one of each of Sangseok (an altar in front of a tomb) and Hyangroseok (a stone with the incense burner), and two of each of Dongjaseok (child stone), Mangjuseok (pair of stone posts in front of a tomb) and Muninseok (civil minister stone).
Having Dongjaseok instead of not having a tombstone is its distinguishing characteristic.

Bangjja Yugi (Brassware )

Bangjja Yugi is brassware made by mixing copper and tin at a ratio of 10:3.
Master Kim Mun-ik is making bowls, trays, braziers, candlesticks, incense burners, small gongs and gongs with the traditional technique of Bangjja Yugi at this place.
Small cymbals used during the opening ceremony of the Seoul Olympic in 1988 were the works of Master Kim Mun-ik.

Head House of Dongrae Jeong Family’s Dongraegun Branch

It is a house built by Jeong Sa-ryong, a civil minister during the middle period of the Joseon Dynasty, who was a grandson of Dongraegun Jeong Nan-jong.
Only 4 buildings, including Anchae (inner house), Sarangchae (men’s part of a house), small Sarangchae and Haengrangchae (servants’ quarters), still remain.
Sarangchae is especially evaluated as an important material showing changes in a private home at the latter period of the Joseon Dynasty since its composition and division of rooms are unique.

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