As poor as a Church Mouse
History: as poor as St Swithun’s church mice
By Caroline Metcalfe
MANY people know the saying ‘as poor as a church mouse’ – rather fewer that St Swithun’s has two of them. If you walk round the outside of St Swithun’s church, just past the Church Hall and Parish Office you will come to a door on your right, on the North wall of the church.
And right at the bottom you will find two carved mice running in opposite directions.
To read the full article on their history click on the above photograph