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Description: Trigon House Including Attached Garden Wall and Loggias on North-West
Date Listed: 30 August 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 109011
OS Grid Reference: SY8864488958
OS Grid Coordinates: 388644, 88958
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7002, -2.1621
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WAREHAM SAINT MARTIN TRIGON
SY 88 NE
5/100 Trigon House,
garden wall and
loggias on north-
Country house. Original section c.l911, Architect Philip Sturdy. Enlarged
1928 with stone re-used from the demolished C18 South Bridge, Wareham.
In Arts and Crafts style. Original section has brick walls, with enriched
brick cornices at eaves and verges. Patent tile roof. Brick stacks
with grouped octagonal shafts and moulded caps. 2 storeys. Main front
has a central range with stone mullioned windows on each floor, and
gable projections each end. Moulded stone string course at frist floor
level. Gables have canted mullioned bay windows on each floor, with
herring-bone tiling between the windows, and hipped tiled roofs with
ornamental cornices formed from half round tiles. At left end a canted
gabled projection of similar design. Attached to this a canted stone-
built extension of 1929, consisting of a Dining Room block, with stone
slate roof and moulded parapet, and 2 octagonal single-storey structures,
- a porch and a store room, linked by an open carriage porch with 4-centred
arch. This section dated 1928. Aboce the entrance door a re-used date
stone of 1755 and at the rear of the store a re-set stone inscribed "This bridge
rebuilt 1778". Octagonal battlemented turret at end of Dining Room block.
At rear of Dining Room a large canted bay window with mullions and transomes,
containing heraldic glass. Gabled projection above this. Internally, the
Dining Room, of Greek, Cross plan, has 4 large stone arches of 2 orders
carried on stone piers. Timber gallery with carved shields. Attached to
house on north-west a stone garden wall with bowed projections and recessed
loggias, all of re-used stone from the bridge. An interesting example of
Arts and Crafts design.
Listing NGR: SY8864488958
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