Andover Historic Preservation


21 HIGH ST21 high st (click to enlarge)

21 HIGH ST

architectural description

Second Empire
Good double doors with round-arched glazed panels; hip roof

historical narrative

Present owner: Cronin, Honora & Anna (12-12-37)
Subsequent use funeral parlor; later owner: Joseph Cronin

Themes: architectural; community development; social/humanitarian

John Flint, Joseph Abbott and Herman Abbott used this building as "warerooms" for their undertaking business about 1870's

By 1896 it was known as Bicknell House, owned and occupied by family of Dr. J.K. Bicknell, a dentist in Lawrence

bibliography/references

"Business History of Andover", Souvenir No. Andover Townsman, May 20, 1896, p. 36

inventory data

Table: Inventory Data for 21 HIGH ST
Place: Andover Center
Historic District: Not Applicable
Address: 21 high st
Historic Name: Bicknell, Dr. J. K. House
Present Use: residence - 2 family
Original Use: residence
Date of Construction: c. 1840
Source: assessor's records
Style/Form: Second Empire
Architect/Builder:
Foundation:
Wall/Trim: clapboards
Roof:
Outbuildings / Secondary Structures
Major Alterations: 20th century porch
Condition:
Moved:
Demolished:
Acreage: less than one acre; 12,130 sq. ft.; approx. frontage 70 '
Setting:
MHC inventory number: ANV.240
Recorded by: Stack/Mofford
Organization: Andover Historical Commission
Date: 1975-77

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