Andover Historic Preservation


249 RIVER RD249 river rd (click to enlarge)

249 RIVER RD

architectural description

Style: Georgian and Federal

Other features: Federal doorways - front and side; sits very close to road; dirt floor cellar

historical narrative

Present owner: Maloney, Thomas & Katherine (13 Jan 1966)

Original owner: Johnathon Abbot
Previous owners: Cadagon and Katharine Maloney

Themes: Agricultural, Architectural, Community development

Historical significance: Georg Abbot, 19th settler in Andover was grandfather of Johnathon. Benjamin, his son, one of the 12 children (3 killed by Indians), bought property from Simon Bradstreet, the first settler in Andover.

(Present owner wishes to trace history of house)

inventory data

Table: Inventory Data for 249 RIVER RD
Place:
Historic District: Not Applicable
Address: 249 river rd
Historic Name: Abbott, Jonathon House
Present Use: residence
Original Use: farm/residence
Date of Construction: 210 years old (1713?), 18th century
Source:
Style/Form: Other
Architect/Builder:
Foundation:
Wall/Trim: shingles
Roof:
Outbuildings / Secondary Structures small barn and sheds attached
Major Alterations:
Condition:
Moved:
Demolished:
Acreage: 1.04 acres; lot size: 25 acres; approx. frontage 1010'
Setting:
MHC inventory number:
Recorded by: Stack/Mofford
Organization: Andover Historical Commission
Date: 1975 - 1977

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