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9 HIDDEN RD9 hidden rd (click to enlarge)

9 HIDDEN RD

architectural description

Style: Craftsman

Low pitched roof (hip or gable)
One story with unenclosed eave overhang, exposed roof rafters
Porch: full width with roof supported by chimneys

Garage orig?

historical narrative

Present owner: Alden & Elizabeth French

Early 20th century home on Colonial road, convenient to the street car, shops and schools.
Rep. Andover as a new auto suburb.

One - story Craftsman house became the most popular and fashionable smaller house in the country 1905 - 1930.

bibliography/references

Street Directory
1947 Frank S. Crawford & Persis D. Accountant
1930-31 Accountant Crawford, sec. in Lawrence
1926 Accountant Crawford, sec. in Lawrence
1923 Accountant Crawford, sec. in Lawrence
1918-19 Frank S. ??? In Lawrence h. Elm St.
Anna boards with Mrs. Frank S.
1916 No Crawford

1920 Tax list South district
Frank S. Crawford, Hidden road
Unfinished house Hidden Road 1800
16,771 sq. ft. land, Hidden road 800
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2600

inventory data

Table: Inventory Data for 9 HIDDEN RD
Place:
Historic District: Not Applicable
Address: 9 hidden rd
Historic Name:
Present Use:
Original Use:
Date of Construction: 1920
Source: 1920 tax list
Style/Form: Other
Architect/Builder:
Foundation:
Wall/Trim:
Roof: Low pitched roof (hip or gable)
Outbuildings / Secondary Structures
Major Alterations:
Condition:
Moved:
Demolished:
Acreage: less than one acre
Setting:
MHC inventory number:
Recorded by: BT
Organization: Andover Historical Society
Date: Apr 13 1999

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