Andover Historic Preservation

43 BALMORAL ST43 balmoral st (click to enlarge)


architectural description


Good Federal doorways

historical narrative

Themes: architectural, community development.

This house was preserved from the past by William Madison Wood when he was building his model village for the executives and management of the American Woolen Company in the 1920's.

"Old Edgar " occupants James W. & Margaret A. Edgar

Previous owners:
1. Andover Shawsheen Realty Co.
2. Hayes, Jane V. 7-2-45
3. Dyer, Francis J. & Cynthia A. 12-17-74
4. Bancroft, Donald & Martha 1-28-76

inventory data

Table: Inventory Data for 43 BALMORAL ST
Place: Shawsheen Village
Historic District: Shawsheen Village NRH District
Address: 43 balmoral st
Historic Name:
Present Use: residence - 2-family
Original Use: residence
Date of Construction: 1829
Source: assessors' rec./style njs
Style/Form: Federal
Wall/Trim: clapboards
Roof: hip
Outbuildings / Secondary Structures none
Major Alterations: Chimney stacks gone 1921
Moved: 1921
Acreage: 7,880 sq. ft.; approx. frontage on Balmoral 80 ft ., approx. frontage on Argyle St. 103 ft.
MHC inventory number: ANV.61
Recorded by: Stack/Mofford
Organization: Andover Historical Commission
Date: 1975-77

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