The figure of ’Matthew the Miller’

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The figure of ’Matthew the Miller’

Matthew is a wooden figure wearing a breastplate, breeches and stockings. He formerly held a hammer which would strike the hours. The museum holds what is believed to be the original figure, removed from its niche at St Mary Steps church in 1980.

Acknowledgments: Lent by the Rector & Churchwardens of St Mary Steps.