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161 HAGGETTS POND RD161 haggetts pond rd (click to enlarge)

161 HAGGETTS POND RD

architectural description

Style: Federal-Greek Revival

historical narrative

Themes: Agricultural, Architectural, Community development

Historical significance: Haggett's Pond named for Moses Haggitt (spelling in old records)- was originally Blanchard's Pond. Samuel Blanchard bought land from Henry Jaquith (Jacques) and Marie Groves. Blanchard was a selectman and owned vast acreages in West Andover, and had a Garrison house (1686-1725). He moved to Andover, 1683, but owned land here in 1662.

Venitian blind factory in barn.

1995- Barn demolished, new house built on the lot.

inventory data

Table: Inventory Data for 161 HAGGETTS POND RD
Place:
Historic District: Not Applicable
Address: 161 haggetts pond rd
Historic Name: "Hardy House"
Present Use: residence
Original Use:
Date of Construction: early 19th century
Source: style -njs
Style/Form: Other
Architect/Builder:
Foundation:
Wall/Trim: clapboards
Roof:
Outbuildings / Secondary Structures barn across road
Major Alterations:
Condition:
Moved:
Demolished:
Acreage: 1.34 acres
Setting:
MHC inventory number:
Recorded by: Stack/Morrord
Organization: Andover Historical Commission
Date: 1975-1977

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