Main Road, Easter Compton, Bristol, Gloucestershire, BS35

Guide price

Close to the centre of Easter Compton village stands this attractive Methodist chapel and attached schoolroom. The site backs onto open farmland with residential dwellings opposite.

Close to the centre of Easter Compton village stands this attractive Methodist chapel and attached schoolroom in a rectangular plot.

The site backs onto open farmland and opposite are residential dwellings of mixed age and style.

The site has a frontage to the Main Road of 20 metres and an average depth of 48 metres and is calculated to have an approximate area of 960 m2 (0.24 acres) with the buildings standing centrally and surrounded by a burial ground containing historic graves but several more recent burials.

The buildings comprise a chapel built in 1869 with wall attached schoolroom to the rear, but later augmented in the 1930s with a new hall.

Further extensions and modification was undertaken in the 1950s and 1960s.

The buildings are arranged to provide the following:

The Chapel with gabled porch to frontage and softwood internal vestibule and dais to north-east.

The Schoolrooms comprise of a small hall and large hall with separate internal vestibule, kitchen and unisex cloakroom.

The buildings are calculated to have a gross external floor area of 207 m2 (2,228 sq.ft) approximately.

Burial ground to be sold with 999 year lease. No graves can be disturbed and no excavation of the leasehold land will be permissible.

Building to be sold freehold.


The village lies between the M5 and M49 motorways approximately northwest of the wider conurbation of Bristol.


Heading west on the M5 come off at junction 17, when approaching the roundabout keep in the right hand lane, take the third exit on the roundabout sign posted Severn Beach, Pilning and Easter Compton B4055.

Follow this road for a mile and you will come into the Village of Easter Compton, the church is found on the right hand side after The Fox pub which is on the left.


Viewings are by appointment only. Please

call the Land team on 01285 646770 to arrange an appointment to view.


The buildings are not listed as being of architectural or historic interest and do not stand in a designated Conservation Area.

Mains water, electricity, drainage are connected and the site has electric heating.

Please refer to the OS plan within these particulars. The land cross hatched in blue is a graveyard to which access for visitors will be reserved and this will be sold on a 999 year long leasehold tenure at a nominal rent. Vacant possession of the entire property will be granted at completion.


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

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


The property is offered for sale with a guide price of £250,000.


There will be a 50% overage for a term of 15 years for any change of use consent (whatever it may be) that results in an uplift in value over and above the existing value without these consents, will trigger overage.


01285 238859

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