Queen Street, Braydon, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN5

Guide price

This former Methodist Church is a very unique property in a rural location surrounded by nature offering peace and tranquillity.


We are delighted to once again be working with the Upper Thames Methodist Circuit and bring to the market this unique property situated in a rural location adjacent to woodland and agricultural land.

The property dates back to the early 19th Century and is of a tin tabernacle construction. A programme of refurbishment took place in 2014 when a new porch was constructed together the installation of new electrics to the building.

The site has a frontage to the road of 12 metres with an overall depth of 22 metres and is calculated to have an approximate area of 270 m2.

The buildings are non-standard construction with timber frame clad externally with corrugated galvanised iron sheet and lined out internally with tongue and groove board and plasterboard.

The premises have an approximate floor area of 70 m2 and are arranged as follows:-

Chapel with porch to south end


Disabled adapted unisex cloakroom



There is a small area of land to the rear of the building which would make a perfect outdoor seating area.


Viewings are by appointment only on -

1. Wednesday 8th May 2024 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

2. Wednesday 22nd May 2024 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Please contact our Land Department on 01285 646770 to book an appointment to view.

Services & Tenure

The property is sold with freehold tenure.

Mains water and electricity are connected to the property together with a private septic tank. The building is heated via wall mounted heaters. We are advised that broadband has recently been installed in the road.

Town & Country Planning

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

Local Authority

Wiltshire Council


Tel. Planning - 0300 456 0114

Method Of Sale


The property is offered for sale by informal tender, offers must be made in writing no later than 12 noon on Wednesday 29th May 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.



Braydon is a hamlet less than 3 miles from Minety.

Minety is a picturesque village in North Wiltshire located on the edge of the Cotswold Water Park. There is a village hall, a good primary school and a rugby club.

The village is close to the market towns of Cirencester, Tetbury and Malmesbury and is within easy reach of Swindon and the M4 motorway. There is also a main line railway station at the nearby village of Kemble.

01285 238859

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