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Holy Cross

12th century listed church with spectacular views across the Somerset levels.

Middlezoy, Somerset

Opening times

Dusk to dawn.


Church Road

The church is in a dominant location overlooking the village and surrounding areas. It is of architectural interest with engraved medieval pew ends, engraved stone bosses and a modern altar. It has historic links with Glastonbury Abbey and the Battle of Sedgemoor.

It is also the base of The Middlezoy Heritage Group who regularly arrange displays of the social history of the village.

'Wilding' of the churchyard is in progress to encourage a greater diversity of plants and wildlife.

  • Wildlife haven

  • Social heritage stories

  • National heritage here

  • Glorious furnishings

  • Fascinating churchyard

  • Famous connections

  • Enchanting atmosphere

  • Captivating architecture

  • Walkers & cyclists welcome

  • Steps to enter the church or churchyard

  • On street parking at church

  • Level access to the main areas

  • Dog friendly

  • Accessible toilets in church

  • Church of England

  • Repair Grant, £10,000, 2016

  • Our Repair Grants funded urgent repair work to help keep churches open.

Contact information

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Blessed Virgin Mary

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St Francis

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The church stands at the centre of the village where modern houses occupy the sites of farmyards and are thus cheek by jowl with ancient farmhouses.