Andover Historic Preservation


17 SALEM ST17 salem st (click to enlarge)

17 SALEM ST

architectural description

NRDIS NRMRA

Style: Picturesque

Other features: form and porch detail; almost identical to 40 High Street (round instead of pointed arched windows)

historical narrative

Present owner: Phillips Academy (10 Sep 1923)

Previous owner: Sarah Wilson

Themes: Architectural, Community development

inventory data

Table: Inventory Data for 17 SALEM ST
Place: Andover Center
Historic District: Not Applicable
Address: 17 salem st
Historic Name: Merrill House - Phillips Academy
Present Use: dwelling
Original Use:
Date of Construction: ca. 1850's
Source: style - njs
Style/Form: Other
Architect/Builder:
Foundation: stone foundation
Wall/Trim: clapboards
Roof:
Outbuildings / Secondary Structures modern garage
Major Alterations: remodeled (1955)
Condition:
Moved:
Demolished:
Acreage: less than one acre; lot size: 0.25 acres: approx. frontage: 567' Main street, 765' Salem Street (frontage does not match lot size)!!!
Setting:
MHC inventory number:
Recorded by: Stack/Mofford
Organization: Andover Historical Commission
Date: 1975 - 1977

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