Andover Historic Preservation

12 HIGH ST12 high st (click to enlarge)


architectural description

Queen Anne/Adamesque Revival

Dormers on porch

historical narrative

Original owner: Henry W. Barnard

Originally residence, subsequent use as apartments

Themes: architectural, community development

Believed to have been built by Jacob Barnard for his son, Henry (who was taxed for property in 1900 for a wedding present.) Carriage house sold separately, recently from Richard Lally to Richard Roper (?) and is now in process of renovation. (1975-77)

Winifred Barnard owned 1958.


Interview with Richard Lally, owner of Barnard Elms.
Town of Andover: Real Estate Valuation, 1900.

inventory data

Table: Inventory Data for 12 HIGH ST
Place: Andover Center
Historic District: Not Applicable
Address: 12 high st
Historic Name: Barnard, Henry W. House
Present Use: residence
Original Use: residence
Date of Construction: 1899-1900
Source: Assessor's records
Style/Form: Queen Anne
Architect/Builder: Probably same as 74-76 Main St.
Foundation: Stone
Wall/Trim: Shingles (wood)
Outbuildings / Secondary Structures Carriage house with cupola
Major Alterations:
Acreage: less than one acre; 12,050 sq. ft.; approx. frontage 100'
MHC inventory number: ANV.257
Recorded by: Stack/Mofford
Organization: Andover Historical Commission
Date: 1975-77

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