Andover Historic Preservation

10 HIGH VALE LN10 high vale ln (click to enlarge)


architectural description


Gothic side porch; nice stone work; 2 center chimneys; 4 fireplaces; recessed side & front doorways; granite foundation; ridge roof; dormer windows; very deep windows first floor - irregular and varied.

historical narrative

Present owner: 11/14/1958, Hayman, Horace & Mary

Themes: architectural; community development

1958 - Lincoln Giles owned
1910 - Anna T. Byington
1890 - son of businessman Kintz lived here
1884 - George Simmons, associated with Whipple File Company and Ballardvale Pottery
1856 - William P. Pierce of Boston, a dry goods merchant, connected to Whipple File Company
1851 - stone cottage owned by Estate of A. Marland; Cogswell, trustee
1848 - no name

Andover Townsman, April 3, 1896: Alvin T. Morrill will occupy the "Stone House" on High as soon as it can be properly repaired

In 1990 street name changed from High Street to High Vale Lane


May 1991: Andover Preservation award

Note: see multiple resource nomination

inventory data

Table: Inventory Data for 10 HIGH VALE LN
Place: Ballardvale
Historic District: Ballardvale National Register District
Address: 10 high vale ln
Historic Name:
Present Use: residence
Original Use:
Date of Construction: 1843 - 1848
Source: assessor's records
Style/Form: Gothic Revival
Wall/Trim: stone on masonry
Outbuildings / Secondary Structures small garage
Major Alterations: 1964, garage; 1967, shed
Demolished: yes
Acreage: less than one acre; 16, 745 sq. ft. approx. frontage 120'
MHC inventory number:
Recorded by: Stack/Mofford
Organization: Andover Historical Commission
Date: 1975-77

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