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Eastemmost 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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Latitude: 51.2819 / 51°16'54"N

Longitude: 0.1209 / 0°7'15"E

OS Eastings: 548015

OS Northings: 155772

OS Grid: TQ480557

Mapcode National: GBR LLJ.FF3

Mapcode Global: VHHPR.11SN

Plus Code: 9F3274JC+P9

Entry Name: Eastemmost of a pair of Sphinxes to west of Combe Bank

Listing Date: 25 April 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1272466

English Heritage Legacy ID: 449220

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

County: Kent

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

Combe Bank

32/10028 Eastemmost of a pair of
Sphinxes to west of Combe Bank


Garden ornament. C18 Portland stone sphinx, based on classical antique Egyptian model and
one of a pair situated on either side of a mid C19 flight of steps. Sphinx is about 5 feet long
in a crouching position and set on a rectangular moulded stone base. Probably in this position
from the time the rose garden was laid out.

Listing NGR: TQ4801555772

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