Andover Historic Preservation


92-94 NORTH MAIN ST92-94 north main st (click to enlarge)

92-94 NORTH MAIN ST

architectural description

Vernacular/Picturesque
Double house

historical narrative

Themes: Architectural, community development, industry.

Mill housihg is a vernacular architecture, significant because it exemplifies a particular style, being done for a particular purpose. Marland Mills housing was erected along North Main Street, Brooks Street, Lower Esssex St., Harding St., Baker St., Pearson St., Ridge St., etc. in area that came to be known as Marland Mills Village - after Abraham Marland, founder of Marland Manufacturing Co., 1821-1880. Taken over by M. T. Stevens Co. who continued in textile manufacturing.

Present owner: Sullivan, David and Camellis (1977)
Original owner: probably Marland Manufacturing Co.

Original use, probably mill housing or shop connected with mill worker's life. [Map of 1872 shows shoe shop in area]

bibliography/references

See Area Form A. Marland Mills Village
also Stevens - Marland Mills

inventory data

Table: Inventory Data for 92-94 NORTH MAIN ST
Place: Andover Center
Historic District: Not Applicable
Address: 92-94 north main st
Historic Name: Marland Mills Double Worker Housing
Present Use: residence
Original Use: mill housing
Date of Construction: late 19th century
Source: style njs
Style/Form: Other
Architect/Builder:
Foundation:
Wall/Trim: clapboards
Roof:
Outbuildings / Secondary Structures
Major Alterations:
Condition:
Moved:
Demolished:
Acreage: 5,803 sq. ft.; approximate frontage 60'.
Setting:
MHC inventory number: ANV.384
Recorded by: Stack/Mofford
Organization: Andover Historical Commission
Date: 1975-77

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