Andover Historic Preservation


103 ABBOT ST103 abbot st (click to enlarge)

103 ABBOT ST

architectural description

Dutch Colonial/Shingle

historical narrative

Survey form recorded by Edith L. Eastman, daughter of original owners & builders

Present owner: Eastman, Frederick (6/10/95)
Original owner: Dunnells, Clifford

Property bought from Francis H. Foster of Central St. The Fosters owned a substantial amound of land in Andover; originally a King's grant.
Original owners & builders: Clifford & Mabel R. Dunnells - 1927-62
Clifford - insurance agent at Smart and Flagg Insurance Co., Andover
Mabel (Bailey) Dunnells lived originally on Bailey Farm on Laurel Lane in West Andover; was secretary to William Wood at American Woolen Company before her marriage.
Present owners: Frederick C. & Edith L. (Dunnells) Eastman, 1962 - ? (6.10.95)
Clifford Dunnells, son of George C. & Sarah (Winslow) Dunnells; George C. at one time delivered fish in Andover by horse and wagon; later was an Andover police officer and call fireman.

bibliography/references

Original contract, written by Otto Steinert
Original architect's plans and deed

inventory data

Table: Inventory Data for 103 ABBOT ST
Place:
Historic District: Not Applicable
Address: 103 abbot st
Historic Name: Dunnells-Eastman
Present Use:
Original Use:
Date of Construction: 1927
Source: original contract & deed
Style/Form: Colonial Revival
Architect/Builder: Otto E. Steinert
Foundation:
Wall/Trim: shingles
Roof:
Outbuildings / Secondary Structures One small barn, one shed-type building
Major Alterations: 1953 - added utility room
Condition: good
Moved:
Demolished: yes
Acreage: 1.34 acres
Setting: Corner Eastman Road & Abbot St.; residential, older established neighborhood
MHC inventory number:
Recorded by: Edith L. Eastman
Organization: Andover Historical Society
Date: 6.10.95

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