Andover Historic Preservation


70-84 ESSEX ST70-84 essex st (click to enlarge)

70-84 ESSEX ST

architectural description

NRDIS NRMRA

Colonial Revival/Shingle

Unusual example of multi-family residence in this style and of frame construction.

historical narrative

Owner: Richmond, Donald & Barbara (1960)
Original owner: Dorothy S. McBride (?)

Themes: architectural, community development

#71 built about 1840
#71-74 part of Abbot Village mill housing

bibliography/references

North Andover Historical Society files.

inventory data

Table: Inventory Data for 70-84 ESSEX ST
Place: Andover Center
Historic District: Andover Village Industrial NRH District
Address: 70-84 essex st
Historic Name: Abbot Village Mills Workers Housing
Present Use: Residences - 8 apartments
Original Use:
Date of Construction: 1890; #71 built earlier
Source: assessor's records/style - njs
Style/Form: Colonial Revival
Architect/Builder:
Foundation:
Wall/Trim: Shingles, clapboards
Roof:
Outbuildings / Secondary Structures
Major Alterations:
Condition:
Moved: Probably moved, 1880's
Demolished:
Acreage: 1.42 acres; 61,830 sq. ft.; approx. frontage 23'
Setting:
MHC inventory number: ANV.202
Recorded by: Stack/Mofford
Organization: Andover Historical Commission
Date: 1975-77

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