Upton Cheyney URC, Upton Cheyney, Bitton, Bristol, BS30

Guide price

A very attractive Grade II Listed former United Reformed Church dating from 1834 with later additions in the pretty village location of Upton Cheyney convenient for both Bristol & Bath. OFFER DEADLINE CLOSED 13.03.24

This former United Reformed Church comprises a Grade II Listed detached building constructed with stone elevations built in 1834 with pitched tiled roof. There is a later 2 storey extension to the rear. The site of about 0.3 acres part of which is a graveyard and is elevated with far reaching views over attractive open countryside. The property is on the edge of the village which itself is just 9 miles from Bristol City Centre and 7 miles from Bath City Centre. There are local facilities nearby at Wick and Keynsham.

The accommodation can be summarised as follows:

Ground Floor: Rounded stone porch to -

Chapel 9.6 X 6.6 = 63.4 sq.m. (680 sq.ft.) including raised dais with fitted pews and coloured leaded windows.

Side access door to hallway to -

School Room 8.4 X 4.5 =37.8 sq.m. (405 sq.ft.) with tiled fireplace and access to cloakroom

Kitchen 3.1 X 6.4 = 19.8 sq.m.(213 sq.ft.) with basin and sink

stairs from school room to -

1st Floor

Stores in 2 sections 6.0 X 4.5 = 27 sq.m. (290 sq.ft.) overall.

There are two cellars to the side and rear of the property.


The building has an established vehicular access from Wick Lane but does not own the ground between its boundary and the public road.

To its rear area are large open grounds the west of which is a graveyard to which rights of access must be reserved. The overall plot is about 0.3 acres and is shown edged in red for identification purposes upon the OS plan within these particulars.


Open viewing day is on the 29th February 10am-11am.

Viewings are by appointment, please contact us on 01285 646770 to make an appointment.

Services & Tenure

The property is offered for sale with freehold tenure and vacant possession at completion though it will be the purchaser's responsibility to clear any items left on site.

We are informed that mains water, electricity and drainage are connected to the building.

Town & Country Planning

The present use of the building is within Class F1 - Learning & Non-Residential Institutions. This would permit the following:-

Any use not including residential use -

a) For the provision of education

b) For the display of artwork (not for sale or hire)

c) As a museum

d) As a public library or public reading room

e) As a public hall or exhibition hall

f) For, or in connection with public worship or religious instruction

g) As a law court

All planning enquiries should be direction to the Local Authority.

Local Authority

South Gloucestershire Council


01454 868004

Important Notes

1. Rights of access to the grave yard to be reserved at all times

2. It will be the responsibility of the purchaser to maintain and upkeep the graveyard in a reasonable condition.

3. The property will be sold subject to the standard URC covenants a copy of which is available on request.

Method of Sale

he property is offered for sale by informal tender, offers must be made in writing no later than 12 noon on Wednesday 13th March 2024.

These should be submitted on the offer form to ensure that all information required is received. Please email your offer to landandnewhomes@perrybishop.co.uk.

It is the bidder's responsibility to ensure that their offer is received by the prescribed deadline, and the vendor is not bound to accept the highest or any offer. A decision will be made asap after the closing date, with all parties that have made an offer being notified accordingly.

Information Pack

An infomation pack can be downloaded from our website page providing a floor plan, Historical England Listing informtion, Standard URC Covenants and an offer form.


01285 238859

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