Over Old Road, Hartpury, Gloucestershire, GL19

Guide price

Attractive Grade II Listed former Methodist Church and school room. OFFERS CLOSED on Monday 13th March 2023.

The Property

Hartpury Methodist Church is a Victorian Grade II Listed property. It has a frontage of 190 ft and a depth of 75 ft.

The property comprises of the following

Ground Floor


Chapel with balcony to two sides -

40.6 x 26.4 = 1066 sq.ft. (99 sq.m)

Lower Ground Floor

School Room

29.6 x 25.3 = 745 sq.ft. (69 sq.m)


9.4 x 10.8 = 100 sq.ft. (9.3 sq.m)


Hartpury is a historic village in the northern part of the Forest of Dean. Today the village is best known for Hartpury University and College which sit alongside one another on the same campus specialising in agriculture, animal, equine, sport and veterinary nursing sectors.

The village is about 5 miles (8km) north of the City of Gloucester. Gloucester is the cathedral city of the Cotswolds and is renowned for its rugby heritage along with Gloucester Docks which has undergone a complete redevelopment in the last couple of years and is now home to a large shopping centre and a wide range of bars and restaurants.


Viewings are by appointment only -

Tuesday 28th February 2023, 1.30pm to 2.30pm

Services & Tenure

Mains electricity, water and drainage are all connected to the property. An oil tank is situated at the back of the property.

Please refer to the OS plan within these particulars. The land edged in blue is freehold tenure whilst the land cross hatched edged 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. The land edged in red will be offered under a possessory title. Vacant possession of the entire property will be granted at completion.

Local Authority

Forest of Dean District Council


Tel. No. 01594 810000

Town & Country Planning

No enquiries have been made of the local Planning Authority.

The building is Listed Grade II as being of historic and architectural interest.

The building is used as a place of worship which assumes Class F1 of The Use Classes Order. This would also permit other community uses such as nursery school, museums, surgeries and similar.

Method of Sale

The property is offered for sale by informal tender with offers to be made in writing by 12 noon on Monday 13th March 2023 at the offices of Perry Bishop and Chambers, 2 Silver Street, Cirencester, GL7 2BL.

These should be submitted on the offer form which is available from ourselves, so as to ensure that all information required is received. The offer may be returned by hand, posted to our Cirencester office or it can be sent by email 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 as soon as possible after the closing date, with all parties being notified accordingly.

Important Information

Parties are invited to offer either upon a subject to contract only basis in which case there will be an uplift payment in the event that an alternative change of use consent is granted being 50% of the net increase in value. Alternatively offers may be made subject to planning consent being granted to the purchaser.

01285 238859

Perry Bishop and Chambers - Cirencester

2 Silver Street, Cirencester, Gloucestershire

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