Andover Historic Preservation

3 BLANCHARD ST3 blanchard st (click to enlarge)


architectural description

Steeply pitched roof, earth basement

historical narrative

Themes: Architectural, community development
Present owner: Loosigian, Suren & Eva 10-26-51 (1977)
Other owner: Melken Loosigian

Map Research
1906 Atlas, pl 21 Wardman Estate, 2 dwellings, one on each side of the road
1888 Map Heirs S. Wardman 2 dwellings on north side
1872 Map S. Wardman (Harrington next)
1852 Map house no name (J. S. Bates on Osgood)
1830 Map House no name

Tax Evaluation Research
1870 tax evaluation Samuel Wardman house value $175, 14 a. land value $270, farm stock value $40.
1880 tax evaluation Samuel Wardman, house $50, Shop$199, 14 a. Land $250.
1890 tax evaluation Estate of Samuel Wardman, house $100, 14 a. Land $300.
1900 tax evaluation estate of Samuel Wardman, house and shed Osgood $250, land Osgood $300.

Directory Research
1888 no S. Wardman
1891 no S. Wardman
1910 same
1920 same
1927 Melkin Lossigian bought property
1930 street list - across the street - Osgood precinct 2, Nishan Asoian, 53 yrs, farmer, Blanchard St.; Almas Asoian, 48 yrs, housewife, Blanchard St.
1941 street list - across the street - Alma Asoian, 61, housewife; Asa Asoian, 28, operative; Higus Asoian, 27, store clerk
1951 Asoians still on Osgood, Blanchard St.
Loosigian, Eva 36 housewife; Loosigian, Kasar 73 farmer; Loosigian, Mary 63 housewife; Lossigian, Melkon 81 farmer; Loosigian Suren 36 farming
1949 same

Deed Research
674:161 1864, Sept 17, Samuel Wardman from Alexander E. Jennings $650, land 14 a., same as 416:236
Aug. 7, 1849 from John Harris of Lowell for $450 to Jennings of Camb. Land 14a. bounded by Knowles, Grantee 1840's John Harris

Building marker 1993



inventory data

Table: Inventory Data for 3 BLANCHARD ST
Historic District: Not Applicable
Address: 3 blanchard st
Historic Name:
Present Use: residence
Original Use: residence
Date of Construction: 18th cent ?
Style/Form: Federal
Foundation: earth basement
Wall/Trim: clapboards
Outbuildings / Secondary Structures mordern garage
Major Alterations: shop razed 1974
Acreage: 47,210 sq. ft.; approx. frontage 200'
MHC inventory number:
Recorded by: Stack/Mofford
Organization: Andover Historical Commission
Date: 1975-77

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