Andover Historic Preservation


237 RIVER RD237 river rd (click to enlarge)

237 RIVER RD

architectural description

Style: Georgian

historical narrative

Present owner: Charles & Marion Bicking (1990)

Original owner: D. Abbot

Address change: new house number 239 (1988)

Themes: Agricultural, architectural, Community development

Historical significance: Dorman, 1830 map cites D. Abbot

June 1990, Andover Preservation Award for exterior preservation

bibliography/references

see also Barn Survey

inventory data

Table: Inventory Data for 237 RIVER RD
Place:
Historic District: Not Applicable
Address: 237 river rd
Historic Name: Abbot, D. House
Present Use: residence
Original Use: residence - farm
Date of Construction: 1711, 18th century
Source: chimney datestone, style njs
Style/Form: Other
Architect/Builder:
Foundation:
Wall/Trim:
Roof:
Outbuildings / Secondary Structures 2 large barns
Major Alterations: 18th century barn demolished (1989)
Condition:
Moved:
Demolished:
Acreage: 1.01 acres; lot size: 43,979 sq. ft.; approx. frontage: 162'
Setting: nicely set (except for subdivision at rear)
MHC inventory number:
Recorded by: N. J. Stack/Mofford
Organization: Andover Historical Commission
Date: 1975 - 1977

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