Andover Historic Preservation

49 ABBOT ST49 abbot st (click to enlarge)


architectural description

Two fireplaces; steam heating and auto burners

historical narrative

Present owner: Parks, Joel & Erlinda (6.23.76)
Other owners: Guest, Gordon F. & Charlotte (10.2..59); Ellis, Charles A. & Eleanor H. (8.1.63)

Second home built for Miss Susanna Jackson by Charles B. Mason; a Lieut. Wadhams, wife & sons occupied the home (MS/S/433 p. 37)

1899: Roberts, M. Kate
1900-10: Chapin, Mrs. Cornelius S. (38 Phillips) owns #49
1926: J.G.S. Humphreys (John & Doris) Rawson Molding Co., Waltham
1930-31: vacant
1932-35: Eaton, Thaxter (Lucy A.) town treasurer
1939: vacant
1941-47: Eaton, Thaxter (Lucy A.) town treasurer
1957: Eaton, Lucy A.
1959: Von Siebenthel, Ida, domestic
1960: Guest, Gordon I (Charlotte) -88

1994 awarded Certificate for Exterior Preservation


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inventory data

Table: Inventory Data for 49 ABBOT ST
Place: Andover Center
Historic District: Not Applicable
Address: 49 abbot st
Historic Name: Willis-Eaton House
Present Use: residence
Original Use:
Date of Construction: 1890's
Source: style - njs
Style/Form: Queen Anne
Architect/Builder: Charles B. Mason
Foundation: brick or stone
Wall/Trim: clapboards/shingles
Roof: gable roof
Outbuildings / Secondary Structures
Major Alterations: pool (1970)
Acreage: less than one acre; 18,530 sq. ft.; approx. frontage 151'
MHC inventory number: ANV.10
Recorded by: Stack/Mofford/Thibault
Organization: Andover Historical Commission
Date: 1975-77

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