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Description: Statue 70 Metres West of Thoresby Hall
Date Listed: 20 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 242271
OS Grid Reference: SK6375871128
OS Grid Coordinates: 463758, 371128
Latitude/Longitude: 53.2334, -1.0463
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PERLETHORPE THORESBY PARK
SK 67 SW
1/129 Statue 70M west of
Statue of sphinx. c.1685. By C. G. Cibber. Ashlar. Rendered,
rectangular brick plinth carries moulded ashlar base and life-
size statue. This is one of 'two sphinx at ten pounds a piece,
having in them but three quarters of a tunn' which Cibber refers
to in a memorandum preserved at Chatsworth where he was employed
in 1687-90. "
Listing NGR: SK6375871128
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Source: English Heritage
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