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Mount Shepherd Pottery Site

Mount Shepherd Pottery Site
Nearest city Asheboro, North Carolina
Area 5.5 acres (2.2 ha)
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 80002895[1]
Added to NRHP February 1, 1980

The Mount Shepherd Pottery Site is a historic archaeological site on the grounds of the Mount Shepherd Retreat Center, outside Asheboro, North Carolina. The site is that of a late 18th-century pottery, possibly of Moravian origin. The principal feature of the site is a five-flued circular kiln, and it was accompanied by numerous pottery fragments and items, including stove tiles, slipware, earthenware, and smoking pipes. The site has been associated with a Moravian master potter, Gottfried Aust, who one researcher believes ran the site between 1793 and 1799.[2]

The site was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places.  
  2. ^ "Mount Shepherd Pottery Site History" (PDF). Randolph County. Retrieved 2015-09-04. 


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