28 Phillips Street

Architectural Description: 

Square plan with side ell. The main block of Hayes House is two stories with 3 bays. Gable end to street. The gable roof has 2 end chimneys. The center entrance has a raised paneled door with side lights, flanked by pilasters supporting a plain entablature. There are five sash windows with 6 over 6 lights. The house is painted. The corner boards, cornice and window trim are painted white. The shutters are painted black. The one story ell contains four bays. An off center entrance is flanked by a pair of small windows on one side and 3 windows on the other. A small chimney is located on the slope of the gabled roof. The entry way has a transom with 4 lights. The architectural trim, material and color compliment the main block.

Historical Narrative: 

Phillips Academy map #181
Former Aaron Cummings farmhouse
1885-86 directory: Aaron Cummings, farmer
1928 directory: Richard, chief engineer, Phillips Academy;
Monroe, electrician


Allis, Frederick, Jr., Youth from Every Quarter. Hanover, NH: University Press of New England, 1979. pp. 597-599.
Maps: 1888, 1884

Inventory Data:

StreetPhillips St
PlacePhillips District
Historic DistrictAcademy Hill NRH District
Historic NameAaron Cummings - HayesHouse
Present Usefaculty residence
Original Useresidence
Construction Date1865
Sourcevisual analysis
Architectural StyleGreek Revival
Architect/BuilderAaron Cummings
Acreageless than one acre
Map and parcel56-10
MHC NumberANV.1154
Recorded bySandra Pomeroy
OrganizationAndover Historical Society
Date entered10/91