Andover Historic Preservation


architectural description


This house has a hipped roof with boxed cornice. The plan is square. The entry porch has a pediment and it supports ? Shingle with an arched entry. Window and door trim is moulded and windows are multi-pane above and single pane below. The house is asymmetrical and is divided into 4 bays. Located above the porch is a small two-sided bay and the other section of the front fašade is a two-story bay. Another two-story bay occurs on the left side of the structure. It has one exterior chimney.

historical narrative

Phi Beta Chi (PBX) formed during the 1890s was first located at 63 Highland. (An Illustrated History of the Property)

inventory data

Table: Inventory Data for 63 HIGHLAND RD
Place: Andover Center
Historic District: Academy Hill NRH District
Address: 63 highland rd
Historic Name: Anderson House - Phillips Academy
Present Use: faculty residence
Original Use: Secret Society House/residential
Date of Construction:
Style/Form: Shingle
Foundation: stone
Wall/Trim: wood shingles
Roof: synthetic shingles
Outbuildings / Secondary Structures
Major Alterations:
Condition: good
Acreage: less than one acre
Setting: Has very little yard & the front porch steps are located only 5' from Highland. There is no sidewalk. One large pine tree.
MHC inventory number: ANV.1039
Recorded by: Susan Alovisetti
Date: July 1991

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