Benjamin Punchard House

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Benjamin Punchard House
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Benjamin Punchard House is located in Massachusetts
Benjamin Punchard House
Benjamin Punchard House is located in the US
Benjamin Punchard House
Location Andover, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°39′26″N 71°8′29″W / 42.65722°N 71.14139°W / 42.65722; -71.14139Coordinates: 42°39′26″N 71°8′29″W / 42.65722°N 71.14139°W / 42.65722; -71.14139
Built 1846
Architect Unknown
Architectural style Italianate
MPS Town of Andover MRA
NRHP Reference #


Added to NRHP June 10, 1982

The Benjamin Punchard House is a historic house at 8 High Street in Andover, Massachusetts. Located in the center of Andover, it now houses a bank. It was built in 1846 by Benjamin Punchard, a successful merchant and shopkeeper. Punchard built the house on the site of a Federal style house he had previously occupied, which was moved to 33 High Street, and is known as the Abiel Pearson House. The house he designed has a number of distinctive characteristics, include a number of early Italianate details. Punchard died a wealthy man, and the town's high school was named for him.[2]

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  1. ^ National Park Service (2008-04-15). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "MACRIS inventory record for Benjamin Punchard House". Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Retrieved 2013-12-25.