Andover Historic Preservation


66 CENTRAL ST66 central st (click to enlarge)

66 CENTRAL ST

architectural description

NRDIS NRMRA

Other features: excellent detailing; steep hipped roof; four fireplaces

historical narrative

Present owner: Hallowell, Penrose & Priscilla (4 Nov 1969)

Other owners:
1. Burton, Charles J. & Dorothy (22 May 1959)
2. Pierce, James & Anne M. (19 Nov 1963)
3. Emmons, William F. & Mary Ellen (1969)

Historical significance: Early example of Colonial Revival style.
Built during Victorian development phase of Central Street.

Excellent Victorian Revival details; including four-pane windows, popular at period, ???, cornice with dentils, portico with ballustrade, roof ballustrade; unusual treatment of doormer roofs.

1872 map, not listed
1884 Rev. C. Mills T-shape plan, carriage house & keyhole
driveway
1885 directory, Edward C. Mills, salesman in Boston,; home #49
Central Street, Frank S. same and Rebecca B., same
1880 Tax list, Mrs. Rebecca Mills, house $5,500, barn & Shed &
1 1/2 acre land $7,400

bibliography/references

Andover Townsman, photo of carriage house burning,
property of Ronald? H. Sherman, 25 Oct 1951

inventory data

Table: Inventory Data for 66 CENTRAL ST
Place: Andover Center
Historic District: Not Applicable
Address: 66 central st
Historic Name:
Present Use: residence
Original Use:
Date of Construction: 1880 - 1888
Source: assessor's record; style - njs
Style/Form: Colonial Revival
Architect/Builder:
Foundation:
Wall/Trim: clapboards
Roof:
Outbuildings / Secondary Structures garage
Major Alterations:
Condition:
Moved:
Demolished:
Acreage: 1.22 acres; Lot size:1.53 acres; Approx. frontage: 180'
Setting:
MHC inventory number: ANV.118
Recorded by: Stack/Mofford
Organization: Andover Historical Commission
Date: 1975 - 1977

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