49 Highland Road

Architectural Description: 

NRDIS NRMRA
Federal/Greek Revival

Good doorway; full cornice returns on gable ends

Historical Narrative: 

Present Owner: Phillips Academy (7/9/1927)

Themes: architectural, community development

Bibliography/References: 

Essex County Registry Deeds, Salem, MA
Essex Northern Registry Deeds, Lawrence, MA

Owners;
David S. C. Hidden
Nancy N. Nichols - Oct. 29, 1864 - b. 677 leaf 48 - South half of house
Nancy N. Nichols - July 31, 1865 - b. 694 leaf 202 - South half of house
Edward Taylor - June 15, 1874 - b. 30 p. 555 mtg deed - North half of house
Elizabeth B. Butterfield - b. 76 p. 527 assigned mtg deed
Elizabeth B. Butterfield - June 20, 1884 - b. 76 p. 555 possession

Julius A. Palmer estate, widow Lucy M. Palmer heir - 1872
Julius A. Palmer, Jr. - Jan. 4, 1873 p b. 19, p. 75
Thomas & Louisa A. Timlin - Sept. 30, 1873 - b. 59 p. 60
Charlotte W. Hultgren - July 8, 1880 - b. 61 p. 532 -
Elizabeth B. Butterfield, wife of James B. - Oct. 8, 1881 - b. 65 p. 562
Elizabeth B. Butterfield - Apr. 14, 1892 - b. 118 p. 248 -
Eliz. B. Butterfield estate, Bell Joy Butterfield, Extrx. - Dec. 4, 1924 - Probate
Trustees of Phillips Academy - July 9, 1927 - b. 533 p. 111

Inventory Data:

StreetHighland Rd
PlacePhillips District
Historic DistrictAcademy Hill NRH District
Historic NameMcCurdy House - Phillips Academy
Present Useresidence
Original Useresidence - 2 family
Construction Datec.1830s
SourceERDS, ENRDL, AHS file, njs, style
Architectural StyleFederal
Foundationstone and brick
Wall/Trimclapboards/wood
Roofasphalt - gable
Outbuildings / Secondary Structuressmall modern garage
Major Alterationsremodeled - 1966
Conditionexcellent
Acreageless than one acre; 7,500 sq. ft.; approx frontage 105'
SettingResidential/Educational
Map and parcel58-15
MHC NumberANV.264
Recorded byStack/Mofford, James Batchelder
OrganizationAndover Preservation Commission
Date entered1975-77, 3/24/2015

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