18 Hidden Field

Architectural Description: 

Style: Cape

Historical Narrative: 

One of five homes built in 1937 as faculty residences on this new street Hidden Field Rd. Neo-Colional styles designed by Perry, Shaw and Hepburn and funded by Edward Harkness. The homes however did not completely fit into the changing curriculum format of faculty host families to group student meetings. Later additions and renovations corrected these issues. The first faculty family to occupy the home was Mr. & Mrs. Roscoe E. Drake.


Phillips Academy Building Survey Form
Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts 1990 - Robert A. Domingue

Inventory Data:

StreetHidden Field
PlacePhillips District
Historic DistrictNot Applicable
Historic NameRoscoe E. Drake House
Present Useresidence - faculty housing
Original Useresidence - faculty housing
Construction Date1937
SourceDomingue, Robert A.
Architectural StyleOther
Architect/BuilderWilliam Perry, Shaw, Hepburn
FoundationPoured concrete
Roofasphalt - gable
Outbuildings / Secondary StructuresGarage
Major AlterationsBuilt stone walk to front 1988 New shrubs, 1985
Acreage1 acre
Map and parcel57-49
Recorded byStack/Mofford, James S. Batchelder
OrganizationAndover Preservation Commission
Date entered1975-77, 1/2/16