Andover Historic Preservation


170-172 ANDOVER ST170-172 andover st (click to enlarge)

170-172 ANDOVER ST

architectural description

Style: Gable

This two family house was built about 1850, 2 floors plus attic is a gable with Asphalt roof. Vinyl exterior; 8 rooms, 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, 2 chimneys, 1 garage, open porch across front. Very close to sidewalk on 0.11 acres of land. Interesting porch features. Recently (pre-1998) renovated.

historical narrative

John Dearborn owned the house in the early 1900s. He was a carpenter. Later owners Arthur and Mary White; current (1998) owner is Dennis Bligh.

bibliography/references

Essex County Registry Lawrence

Town of Andover Directories

inventory data

Table: Inventory Data for 170-172 ANDOVER ST
Place:
Historic District: Not Applicable
Address: 170-172 andover st
Historic Name:
Present Use: 2 family residence
Original Use: 2 family residence
Date of Construction: about 1850
Source:
Style/Form: Other
Architect/Builder:
Foundation: brickstone
Wall/Trim:
Roof: Asphalt
Outbuildings / Secondary Structures garage
Major Alterations:
Condition: good
Moved:
Demolished:
Acreage: less than one acre; Acerage: 0.11 acres
Setting: Very close to sidewalk
MHC inventory number:
Recorded by: Ruth Sharpe (Ballardvale Historic District)
Organization: Andover Historical Society
Date: Feb 1998

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