free house to be moved

Free House Must Be Moved – The Historic Dr. Oliver Prescott Jr. House

OHU50K Notes $Free

FREE HOUSE MUST BE MOVED, UNDERLYING LAND NOT FOR SALE . The home is chock full of history. It was owned by Dr. Oliver Prescott Jr. of Groton, Massachusetts. It was purchased as part of a larger property owned by Groton Hill Music Center. The current owners had proposed that the historically significant house be demolished, but the Groton Historical Commission now has an application for the free house if it is moved.

 

Realtor Comments

170 Old Ayer Rd is a 5×3 bay, pyramidal hipped, Federal style house of 2 stories built on a nearly square plan with an enclosed shed porch attached to the first story of the facade and additions to the south side and rear. Decorative features include the stout center brick chimney, symmetrical fenestration in the facade and the molded cornice with dentils. Windows are 12/12 double hung sash with projecting beaded trim and hoods over those on the first story. The center entry is obscured by the 3/5 width shed porch covering the facade.

The owner has various conditions/qualifications that must be met prior to arranging a showing. Contact Aubrey Theall, Chair of the Groton, MA Historical Commission for more information.

Property Details

Style: Federal

House Form: 2-Story

Year: 1791

Setting: Village

Beds: 5

Baths: 3

Condition: Restorable

Land Area: 0

 

If interested in the property, please contact Aubrey Theall whose link is provided in the post below. Independent verification of details and status is recommended.

Aubrey TheallGroton Historical Commission

Family History

Prescott

Jacobs

Below are two J.D. Poor murals that may or may not still be in the house. An estimate was given in 2019 to have the murals removed. The Historical Commission would know.
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Inside Pics Below Are From An Old Listing

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