Andover Historic Preservation


4 BANCROFT RD

architectural description

3-bay fašade; projecting 3rd story at gable end; sculptured center chimney; 12/12 sash; classical center entry vestibule

historical narrative

Themes: architectual, community development

This house was built in the 1930's as a Colonial reproduction. The property was sold in 2005 and divided. The house was moved in the Spring of 2006 and turned 180 degrees to face east. The garage and bedroom above were razed and new wings added at the new site.

1980 surveyor description: Very simple design highlighted by center chimney and entry vestibule, elegant windows, impressive, isolated setting. Possibly remodeling of earlier building, or a good reproduction.

inventory data

Table: Inventory Data for 4 BANCROFT RD
Place: Andover Center
Historic District: Not Applicable
Address: 4 bancroft rd
Historic Name:
Present Use: residence
Original Use: residence
Date of Construction: 1930's
Source:
Style/Form: Colonial Revival
Architect/Builder:
Foundation:
Wall/Trim: clapboards
Roof:
Outbuildings / Secondary Structures none
Major Alterations: Side wings 20th c.
Condition:
Moved: 2006 - moved closer to S. Main St.
Demolished:
Acreage: 2.51 acres
Setting:
MHC inventory number: ANV.606
Recorded by: W. Frontiero/J. Batchelder
Organization: Andover Historical Commission
Date: 2/26/80

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