Dean, Shepton Mallet BA4
  • Attractive property with open rear outlook
  • Final open viewing - Weds 19th June, 11.30am to 12.30pm
  • Convenient for Frome and Shepton Mallet
  • Suitable for residential conversion (subject to consent)
  • For sale by informal tender

The property This former Methodist Church, where services have now closed, dates from the late Victorian times having stone elevations under a pitched slated roof.

The extent of the property is shown edged in red upon the os plan within these sales particulars for identification purposes only.

The property fronts the A361 within the hamlet of Dean, but is conveniently located for both Shepton Mallet and Frome.

The accommodation as currently arranged may be summarised as follows:

Ground Floor
Chapel 12.2 m approx x 8 m = 97.6 sq.M (1,050 sq.Ft)
School Room 7.2 m x 6 m = 43.2 sq.M (460 sq.Ft)
Total floor area = 140 sq.M (1,510 sq.Ft)

Outside the property stands in a plot of a good size bounded by stone walls with open aspect to the side and rear.

Viewings The general location of the property may be viewed during normal daylight hours. We are organising a number of open view times for parties wishing to see inside the existing building as follows:

1. Tuesday 4th June, 2pm to 3pm
2. Monday 10th June, 4pm to 5pm
3. Wednesday 19th June, 11.30am to 12.30pm

location The property fronts the A361 about 4 miles to the west of Shepton Mallet and 7 miles to the east of Frome. There is a full range of retail, commercial, leisure and educational facilities available in both of these towns.

Whilst the property fronts a busy road, it does enjoy an open aspect to the side and rear over agricultural fields.

Services & tenure The only mains service connected to the property currently is electricity. It is believed that both water and drainage are available near by, but interested parties should address any specific enquiries to the relevant service providers.

We are informed that the vendors enjoy freehold title and vacant possession will be granted upon completion of a sale. Local authorities South Somerset District Council

Somerset County Council
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town & country planning The former use of the building is within D1 of the Use Classes Order, as a place of worship. This would also permit other community uses including clinics, surgeries, creches, day nurseries and consulting rooms without the necessity of planning consent being obtained.

The property is not Listed and there is no burial ground.

Alternatively, in our view the property could be converted to create an attractive individual dwelling, although this will require planning permission.

Interested parties should address any specific enquiries to the Local Planning Authority.

Important notes 1. The vendor reserves the right to remove all fixtures and fittings currently at the property.

2. The property is sold subject to standard Methodist Church disposal rules and regulations.

Method of sale The property is offered for sale by informal tender. Offers are to be made in writing by 12 noon on Thursday 4th July 2019, at the offices of Perry Bishop & Chambers, 2 Silver Street, Cirencester, GL7 2BL.

These should be submitted on the offer form which is available from ourselves or by email or post, so as to ensure that all information required is received. The offer may be returned by hand, posted to our Cirencester office or by email to

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 lowest or any offer. A decision will be made as soon as possible after the closing date, with all parties being notified accordingly.

Joint agent: Christophers Tel: