Susan Nelson’s detailed listing for the Ipswich Historical Commission is the source of much of the information for dates and descriptions of the houses listed below. Historical information comes primarily from Ipswich In The Massachusetts Bay Colony by Thomas Franklin Waters, volumes I and II. Click on the names or images to read the histories of the houses listed below.

  • Email Gordon Harris at historicipswich@gmail.com with your additions or corrections for this site.
  • Houses names are the first owner or a person who lived in them.
  • Street addresses are listed numerically by the first digit. (For example, 9 High Street follows 89 High Street).

Agawam Avenue

Argilla Road

Brown Square

Candlewood Road

Central Street

County Road

County Street

Depot Square

East Street

Elm Street

Fellows Road

Fox Creek Road

Green Street

Hammatt Street

Heartbreak Road

High Street

Highland Avenue

Hovey Street

Jeffreys Neck Road

Kimball Avenue

Labor in Vain Road

Lafayette Road

Lakeman’s Lane

Liberty Street

Linebrook Road

Lords Square

Manning Street

Maple Avenue

Market Street

Meeting House Green

Mill Road

Mineral Street

Mitchell Road

Newbury Road

Northgate Road

North Main Street

Old England Road

Poplar Street

South Green

South Main Street

Spring Street

Summer Street

Topsfield Road

Turkey Shore Road

Turnpike Road

Waldingfield Road

Warren Street

Washington Street

Water Street

Woods Lane