Andover Historic Preservation


153 RIVER RD

architectural description

Other features: Pitch roof; near rt. 93 and Shattuck Farm endangered by industrial and road development.

historical narrative

Present owner: Ninety-three Building Tr., Thomas Taylor etal

Original owner: Town of Andover (probably)

Themes: Architectural, Community delvelopment, Education

Historical significance: One of the few schoolhouses on 1830 map still surviving. Probably was Bailey District schoolhouse.

bibliography/references

1830 Dorman map

Andover Historical Society files

inventory data

Table: Inventory Data for 153 RIVER RD
Place:
Historic District: Not Applicable
Address: 153 river rd
Historic Name: Bailey District Schoolhouse
Present Use: residence
Original Use: schoolhouse
Date of Construction: 1820's
Source: style njs
Style/Form: Greek Revival
Architect/Builder:
Foundation:
Wall/Trim: clapboards
Roof:
Outbuildings / Secondary Structures modern garage
Major Alterations: yes
Condition:
Moved:
Demolished:
Acreage: 10 acres; approx. frontage: 218'
Setting:
MHC inventory number:
Recorded by: N. J. Stack/Mofford
Organization: Andover Historical Commission
Date: 1975 - 1977

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