Andover Historic Preservation

69 HIGHLAND RD69 highland rd (click to enlarge)


architectural description


The house plan is L-shaped, roofed by two intersecting gables. 1 1/2 story building with three bays. An asymmetrical front fašade has a gable roof porch supported by brackets. Cornice is boxed with return. Windows are double pane over single pane and trim is moulded with shutters. Between the first floor and 2nd floor, and the 2nd floor and attic, the cladding is slightly spladed.

historical narrative

Owned by Phillips Academy

House at this location in 1906 Atlas of Lawrence, Methuen, Andover & North Andover
P.A. Deed: Purchased in 1987 from Ruth Watson; owned by May 1912 by William Watson conveyed to Ruth Watson 1971.

inventory data

Table: Inventory Data for 69 HIGHLAND RD
Place: Andover Center
Historic District: Academy Hill NRH District
Address: 69 highland rd
Historic Name:
Present Use: faculty residence
Original Use: residential (boarding)
Date of Construction: c. 1900
Source: deed & atlas
Style/Form: Queen Anne
Foundation: cut stone
Wall/Trim: aluminum siding
Roof: synthetic shingles
Outbuildings / Secondary Structures storage shed
Major Alterations:
Condition: good
Acreage: less than one acre
Setting: Set close to Highland - front steps 5' from road; small grassed lawn w/low hedge next to house; large back yard & sloping side yards
MHC inventory number: ANV.1150
Recorded by: Susan Alovisetti
Date: July 1991

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