Andover Historic Preservation


11 SCHOOL ST11 school st (click to enlarge)

11 SCHOOL ST

architectural description

NRDIS NRMRA.

Recessed entry, dormers, bays and projections added; steam heating

historical narrative

Themes - Architectural, Community development and Education.

Present owner Phillips Academy 2/13/46. Built for Mrs. Benjamin Wisner after her husband's death, 1835. Rev. Wisner was seminary trustee, 1826-1835. Later, she went to live with Means in former South Church Manse (site of 36 Central St.). John Crowningshield lived here. His niece, Hortense Crowningshield had a small private school here 1873-75. Connected with sea-faring Crowningshield in Boston and Northshore. School 1873-75.

Frank Jenkins and Mrs. Mary Stone Jackson, also residents. Phillips Academy bought 1946.

bibliography/references

Andover Historical Society files.

inventory data

Table: Inventory Data for 11 SCHOOL ST
Place: Andover Center
Historic District: Academy Hill NRH District
Address: 11 school st
Historic Name: Jackson House - Phillips Academy
Present Use: residence
Original Use: residence
Date of Construction: 1837
Source: Abbot historian, Jane Carpenter, style, njs
Style/Form: Greek Revival
Architect/Builder:
Foundation:
Wall/Trim: clapboards
Roof:
Outbuildings / Secondary Structures
Major Alterations:
Condition:
Moved:
Demolished:
Acreage: less than one acre; 5,250 sq. ft. with 85' frontage.
Setting:
MHC inventory number:
Recorded by: Stack/Mofford
Organization: Andover Historical Commission
Date: 1975-77

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