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.

Location

Oxfordshire Kingston Lisle

Period

Victorian (1837 - 1901)

Themes

Tags

stone tourism village boy work Victorian (1837 - 1901)