Andover Historic Preservation


architectural description

one interior chimney, 2 stories, front gable end fašade, front entrance, regular indentical 12/12 windows, conerboards

historical narrative

present owner Cornelius A. Wood
Themes: Architecture, Industry and Community Development
Part of "Arden" - large estate, extensive gardens
It is on the large estate of M.C.A.Wood previously submitted.
Although this is atlered it is one of the few pre-Industrial revolution industrial buildings left standing in Andover.
See form A

inventory data

Table: Inventory Data for NA NORTH MAIN ST
Place: Shawsheen
Historic District: Shawsheen Village NRH District
Address: na north main st
Historic Name: Poor's Wagon Shop
Present Use: boat house/amateur theater
Original Use: built carriages and wagons
Date of Construction: 1830's
Source: 1852 map, see form A
Style/Form: Greek Revival
Foundation: low, brick
Wall/Trim: shingles
Roof: ridge
Outbuildings / Secondary Structures
Major Alterations:
Acreage: 1/4 mile from street
MHC inventory number:
Recorded by:
Organization: Andover Historical Society
Date: 11-15-67

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