Andover Historic Preservation

211 ANDOVER ST211 andover st (click to enlarge)


architectural description


Complete wood framing

historical narrative

Owners: Charlotte L. Dufresne, Evelyn E. Magoon (7-15-69) (1975-77)
Dufresne, Oscar J. & Charlotte L. (1941)

Themes: architectural, community development

Map and atlases:
1852: Daniel Poor, Junior, millowner
1872: James M. Fessenden, superintendant of the File Shop
1884: Mrs. Fessenden, widow of James
1901-02: Daniel Poor, Mrs. Fessenden
1910: Daniel Poor, descendant of the 1852 Daniel Poor. He operated the Poor & Riley Variety Store in BV (1916-1919)
1913: Daniel Poor
1920: Daniel Poor
1923: Daniel Poor & Lilly (wool sorter)


Miscellaneous Bills: Jacob Chickering - North Andover Historical Society at MVTM (on work done for John Marland & Co. 1857)
Charlotte Helen Abbot genealogy
Dr. Poore's 1863 visit to Andover, Essex Collections
Andover Historical vertical files

inventory data

Table: Inventory Data for 211 ANDOVER ST
Place: Ballardvale
Historic District: Ballardvale Local Historic District
Address: 211 andover st
Historic Name: Jamie Poor House
Present Use: residence
Original Use: residence
Date of Construction: 1850's
Source: style - njs
Style/Form: Gothic Revival
Architect/Builder: Jacob Chickering
Wall/Trim: wood frame, clapboards
Roof: asphalt shingles
Outbuildings / Secondary Structures small barn - 2 car garage
Major Alterations:
Acreage: less than one acre; 13,103 sq. ft.; approx. frontage 135'
MHC inventory number: ANV.34
Recorded by: Stack/Mofford; Benice Haggerty (Ballardvale Historic district Commission)
Organization: Andover Historical Commission
Date: 1975-77; Jan 1996

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