John Ruskin, Slade Professor of Fine Art at the University of Oxford, mentioned this cottage and the beauty of its surroundings, when in 1874 he encouraged undergraduates to improve this road through the village & thus to "feel the pleasure of useful muscular work."

Photo of John Ruskin green plaque
Owen Massey McKnight on Flickr

North Hinksey Village, Oxford
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by Friends of North Hinksey in 1978

Colour: green



See also...
Photo of John Ruskin bronze plaque
Spudgun67 on Wikimedia Commons
Photo of John Ruskin blue plaque
Simon Harriyott on Flickr