Andover Historic Preservation

47 ABBOT ST47 abbot st (click to enlarge)


historical narrative

Present owner: Peterson (Paterson), William & Jean (6-22-71); Mary & Duncan Will
Other owners: Hopkins, Alice L. (9.29.45); Hopkins, Elizabeth L. (4-5-57)

Built for and by Charles Berry Mason, who was a building superintendent at Phillips Academy. He left Andover in 1897. (MS/S/433 p.37)

Directory information:
1900-18: Chapin, Mrs. Cornelius S. owns #47
1926-29: E.B. Chapin (E. Barton & Jeanette) lawyer
1930-43: Richards, Mary E. & Emily
1945: vacant
1947: Hopkins, Alice, Libr Simmons Col.; Juliette wid. Walter E., Eliz. L. teacher
1960: LaMontagne, Raymond A. (Jacquiline) administrator

1994 - awarded Certificate for Exterior Preservation
1997 - building marker


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inventory data

Table: Inventory Data for 47 ABBOT ST
Place: Andover Center
Historic District: Not Applicable
Address: 47 abbot st
Historic Name: Mason House
Present Use: residence
Original Use:
Date of Construction: 1890's
Source: style - njs
Style/Form: Queen Anne
Architect/Builder: Charles Berry Mason
Foundation: brick or stone
Wall/Trim: clapboards/shingles
Outbuildings / Secondary Structures carriage house
Major Alterations: barn (1967)
Acreage: less than one acre; 11,090 sq. ft.; approx. footage 80'
MHC inventory number: ANV.9
Recorded by: Stack/Mofford/Thibault
Organization: Andover Historical Commission
Date: 1975-77/1994/1997

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