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Othery, Somerset

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Othery, Somerset

The parish and village of Othery, established in 1515, sits on a detached extension of Sowy island on the Somerset Levels. It is 7 miles east of Bridgwater and 4 miles north-west of Langport. It borders the hamlets and villages of Pathe, Burrowbridge, Middlezoy, Westonzoyland and Aller, which it meets at Beer Wall. The border with Burrowbridge was defined in 1985, reducing Othery to 553 ha (1,366 acres).
Administrative CountySomerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridST3831
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityAvon and Somerset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDevon and Somerset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDevon and Somerset
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western
Dialling code01823

Othery, Somerset in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Othery, par. and vil., Somerset - par., 1820 ac., pop.578; vil., 7 miles SE. of Bridgwater; P.O.

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