Andover Historic Preservation


9 CHESTNUT ST9 chestnut st (click to enlarge)

9 CHESTNUT ST

architectural description

Bracketted Picturesque

Elaborate bracket-supported hood over entry; polygonal bays; bracketed eaves.

historical narrative

"Chestnut Burr House"

Owners:
Original - Dr. Austin Richardson
Present - George & Lillian Moury (6-27-46)
Emma A. Frost also occupied (date?)

Built after 1872 map of Andover. Marked Phillips Academy Trustees on 1888 map. About 1917, Mrs. Florence Glazier kept boarding house here and a shop called "The Chestnut Burr" with a bakery and gifts. Advertised rooms to let, steam heated, with sewing room or boudoir in 1917.

bibliography/references

Andover Historical Society files
Andover Townsman, April 20, 1919

inventory data

Table: Inventory Data for 9 CHESTNUT ST
Place: Andover Center
Historic District: Not Applicable
Address: 9 chestnut st
Historic Name: Richardson, Dr. Austin - Glazier, Florence House
Present Use: residence - 3 apts.
Original Use: residence
Date of Construction: ca. 1874
Source: Andover maps/style - njs
Style/Form: Italianate
Architect/Builder:
Foundation:
Wall/Trim: clapboards
Roof:
Outbuildings / Secondary Structures Barn (now attached)
Major Alterations: Remodeled
Condition:
Moved:
Demolished:
Acreage: less than one acre; 18,510 sq. ft.; approx. frontage 91'
Setting:
MHC inventory number:
Recorded by: Stack/Mofford
Organization: Andover Historical Commission
Date: 1975-77

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