Andover Historic Preservation

199 ANDOVER ST199 andover st (click to enlarge)


architectural description


historical narrative

LaFrance, Armand & Rosemary (7-19-68) (1975-77)
Ethel M. Wilson
Doucette, Theodore A. & Rosemary (1953?)

Themes: architectural, community development, industry

Development of mill housing along Andover Street, High, Tewksbury, Clark Sts. etc. during 1850's - for employees of Ballardvale Mills and later Bradlee Mills.
A four-page contract and notes among Jacob Chickering's Records at North Andover Historical Society describing general work for John Marland & Co. dated Jan. 27, 1857.

Certificate distributed 4-2-87

inventory data

Table: Inventory Data for 199 ANDOVER ST
Place: Ballardvale
Historic District: Ballardvale Local Historic District
Address: 199 andover st
Historic Name: Ballardvale Mill Worker Housing
Present Use: residence
Original Use:
Date of Construction: 1848 (1851)
Source: BV map
Style/Form: Greek Revival
Wall/Trim: clapboards
Roof: asphalt shingles
Outbuildings / Secondary Structures
Major Alterations: added on behind (no record of this)
Condition: good (1996)
Acreage: less than one acre; 3088 sq. ft.; approx. frontage 50'
Setting: close to sidewalk in center of village - near railroad tracks and main thoroughfare
MHC inventory number: ANV.33
Recorded by: Stack/Mofford; Bernice Haggerty (Ballardvale Historic District Comission)
Organization: Andover Historical Commission
Date: 1975-77; Jan 1996

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