Andover Historic Preservation


20 ABBOT ST20 abbot st (click to enlarge)

20 ABBOT ST

architectural description

NRDIS NRMRA

Federal/Greek Revival

20th cent. porch front and side

historical narrative

(Address not in assessor's database)

Abbot Street opened by Edward Forwell in 1879. Land formerly owned by Forwell and later by Abbot Academy, continued as town road.

Andover Townsman 1989: 100 Years Ago - November 1889
"Geo. Wilson of Methuen has moved the mail part of South Hall, Abbot Academy to its new cellar on Abbot St."

inventory data

Table: Inventory Data for 20 ABBOT ST
Place: Andover Center
Historic District: Academy Hill NRH District
Address: 20 abbot st
Historic Name:
Present Use: residence
Original Use:
Date of Construction: first half 19th century
Source: style - njs
Style/Form: Federal
Architect/Builder:
Foundation:
Wall/Trim: clapboards
Roof:
Outbuildings / Secondary Structures
Major Alterations:
Condition:
Moved:
Demolished:
Acreage:
Setting:
MHC inventory number: ANV.6
Recorded by: Stack/Mofford
Organization: Andover Historical Commission
Date: 1975-77

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