Andover Historic Preservation

64 ARGILLA RD64 argilla rd (click to enlarge)


architectural description

Good double doorway

Site of 1820's (?) Kneeland House

Possible reproduction of Federal house (per reference to Wm. Wood as builder)

historical narrative

Themes: architectural and community development

Owners: Ruggiero, Frank & Anita (1975-77)
Antanas & Anna Lapinkas (9-14-55)

Smililar to #97 Argilla road & 177 Lowell St. & Clover Farm.

62 Argilla Road

Ruggiero, Frank Apr. 19, 1989 bk. 1367 pg. 572 NEDL
Ruggiero, Raymond & Anita 1941
Viplentes, Juccas & Tapelia 1935
Dombrowski, Joesph 1932
Phillips Corp. (Ambye & Hazleton) 1926
Wood, William M. & Arden Trust 1921
Mears, Charles A. & Mrs. Geo. Mears 1900
Allen, Stephen G. 1888
Grimes, J. 1884
Asworth, J. 1872
Chase, Seth April 12, 1867 Auction
Saunders, Richard 1856
Andover Seminary
Kneeland, John 1830
Abbott, Samuel
Dane, Joseph 1700's

Moses Dane leased the Kneeland farm for 25 yrs. 1796-1832


Enclosures w/survey form

inventory data

Table: Inventory Data for 64 ARGILLA RD
Place: West Andover
Historic District: Not Applicable
Address: 64 argilla rd
Historic Name:
Present Use: residence - multi-family
Original Use: Possibly Shawsheen Stock Farm
Date of Construction: 1820's
Source: style njs
Style/Form: Federal
Architect/Builder: possibly William Wood
Wall/Trim: clapboards
Outbuildings / Secondary Structures extensive barns at rear
Major Alterations: extensive 1970 - barn, gas pump, office-barns?
Acreage: 7.83 acres; approx. frontage 1588'
MHC inventory number: ANV.48
Recorded by: Stack/Mofford
Organization: Andover Historical Commission
Date: 1975-77

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