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Westernmost of a Pair of Sphinxes to West of Combe Bank

A Grade II Listed Building in Sundridge with Ide Hill, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.282 / 51°16'55"N

Longitude: 0.1209 / 0°7'15"E

OS Eastings: 548012

OS Northings: 155785

OS Grid: TQ480557

Mapcode National: GBR LLJ.FF1

Mapcode Global: VHHPR.11SK

Entry Name: Westernmost of a Pair of Sphinxes to West of Combe Bank

Listing Date: 25 April 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1244293

English Heritage Legacy ID: 449221

Location: Sundridge with Ide Hill, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN14

County: Kent

District: Sevenoaks

Civil Parish: Sundridge with Ide Hill

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Sundridge St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

TQ 4855 SUNDRIDGE COMBE BANK ROAD


32/10029 Westernmost of a pair of sphinxes
to west of Combe Bank

GV II

Garden statue. One of pair of probable C18 Portland stone sphinxes based on classical antique
Egyptian models, situated either side of a flight of mid C19 steps. Sphinx is about 5 feet in
length, in recumbent position and set on rectangular stone base. It has probably been in this
position since the rose garden was laid out in the C19.


Listing NGR: TQ4801255785

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Description

TQ 4855 SUNDRIDGE COMBE BANK ROAD


32/10029 Westernmost of a pair of sphinxes
to west of Combe Bank

GV II

Garden statue. One of pair of probable C18 Portland stone sphinxes based on classical antique
Egyptian models, situated either side of a flight of mid C19 steps. Sphinx is about 5 feet in
length, in recumbent position and set on rectangular stone base. It has probably been in this
position since the rose garden was laid out in the C19.


Listing NGR: TQ4801255785

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