Andover Historic Preservation


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20 HIGH VALE LN

historical narrative

Present owner: Romoan Catholic Archbishop of Boston Corp.
Original owner: St. Mary's Church, 1883

Themes: Architectural; Community Development; Religion

Church established as mission of St. Augustine's, Andover

Roman Catholic Church was established at Ballardvale through efforts of Father Murphy, the priest at St. Augustine's, Andover, in 1881
Building dedicated Oct. 23, 1881

bibliography/references

Andover Historical Society file, St. Augustine
Lawrence Eagle Tribune June 11, 1955
May, 1991 Andover preservation award

inventory data

Table: Inventory Data for 20 HIGH VALE LN
Place: Ballardvale
Historic District: Ballardvale National Register District
Address: 20 high vale ln
Historic Name: St. Joseph's Church
Present Use: church
Original Use: church
Date of Construction: 1881
Source: AHS files, style njs
Style/Form: Gothic Revival
Architect/Builder:
Foundation:
Wall/Trim: aluminum siding
Roof: slate shingled
Outbuildings / Secondary Structures
Major Alterations:
Condition:
Moved:
Demolished:
Acreage: 47,280 sq. ft.
Setting:
MHC inventory number:
Recorded by: Stack/Mofford
Organization: Andover Historical Commission
Date: 1975-77

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