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The Blowing Stone, Kingston Lisle, Oxfordshire

The Blowing Stone, Kingston Lisle, Oxfordshire
Photograph taken 1860 - 1922 © Reproduced by permission of Historic England Archive ref: CC97/02295

The Blowing Stone is a naturally perforated stone in which emits a sound when blown into. A small boy is sitting on a bench by the stone. His job was to unlock a padlock on the stone to allow tourists to blow in to it - for a price.