Andover Historic Preservation

139 ANDOVER ST139 andover st (click to enlarge)


architectural description


Style: Late Greek Picturesque

Other features: attractive and large corner site; Bracketted door hood

Attractive old-style building on 0.93 acres of land on a corner lot. Placed in center on a rise from the street. Built about 1857 of clapboard exterior; asphalt gable, brickstone foundation. 1 3/4 stories; 1920 garage; barn; 1900 - 2 leantos - 8 rooms, 2 baths, 4 bedrooms, kitchen. Believed to have been built late 1859s.

historical narrative

Themes: Architectural, Community development

1886 Pat Scott (87 - 592 downstairs)
1900 Scott, Ed, James, John
1920 Mary Scott
1920s James Moss
1943 - 1996 - Anthony & Edith Lumenello


Book 661, pg. 462 (24 Nov 1943)

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inventory data

Table: Inventory Data for 139 ANDOVER ST
Place: Ballardvale
Historic District: Not Applicable
Address: 139 andover st
Historic Name: Moss, James House
Present Use: residence, 2 family
Original Use:
Date of Construction: 1877
Source: Assessor's records; style - njs
Style/Form: Other
Foundation: brick stone
Wall/Trim: clapboards
Outbuildings / Secondary Structures barn at rear
Major Alterations:
Condition: Average
Acreage: 1.11 acres; Lot size: 0.93 acres; Approx. frontage: 285'
Setting: Corner site on rise about 25 ft. from road
MHC inventory number: ANV.21
Recorded by: Stack/Mofford; Ruth Sharpe
Organization: Andover Historical Commission
Date: 1975 - 1977; Feb 1996

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