About Middlezoy

Middlezoy Village Hall

Shop and Post Office

Middlezoy and Othery Schools


Methodist Chapel

Middlezoy Arts Festival Committee



Middlezoy is a village and civil parish on the River Parrett as it crosses the Somerset Levels in the Sedgemoor district of Somerset, England. The name Middlezoy meaning the middle stream island, derives from Sowi, the name of Glastonbury Abbey‘s major estate, sow, a British river name from a root meaning flowing. The extra is is derived from the Saxon ig for island.[2]

The village falls within the Non-metropolitan district of Sedgemoor, which was formed on 1 April 1974 under the Local Government Act 1972, having previously been part of Bridgwater Rural District,[6] which is responsible for local planning and building control, local roads, council housing, environmental health, markets and fairs, refuse collection andrecycling, cemeteries and crematoria, leisure services, parks, and tourism.



Listed Buildings

There are a number of Listed properties in the village:

Grade I

  1. Holy Cross Church

Grade II

  1. At Holy Cross Church
    1. chest tomb c12m west of tower
    2. chest tomb c7m west of south porch
  2. Whiteheads Farmhouse
  3. Huckelbridge, 34 Main Road
  4. 36 Main Road
  5. 37 Main Road
  6. Sheppards Farmhouse, 39 Main Road
  7. Merricks Farmhouse, 46 Main Road
  8. Thorngrove House
  9. Greylake Farmhouse

More information on Listed Buildings can be found on the Historic England website


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