Back Street, Hawkesbury Upton, Badminton, Gloucestershire, GL9

Guide price

With potential for CONVERSION (STP), this beautiful Methodist Chapel and Schoolroom has a private, west facing garden and is situated in the village of Hawkesbury Upton, South Glos. Offers due Wednesday 16th November 2022.


The Methodist chapel, situated on the eastern side of the village, was originally built in the Primitive tradition in 1860 but extended in 1902, with the addition of an attached school room. The buildings were reordered in the late 1960's / early 1970's to provide the following layout.

The Chapel:

Gabled Porch (1.5 m x 1.75m) to frontage

Chapel (12 m x 7m) with lowered ceilings

Staircase to first floor

Kitchen servery (2.4m x 2 m)

Male and Female Cloakrooms

Upper Room (2.2 m x 3.1m)

The Schoolroom: (with separate side access from pathway)

Hall (7m x 8m approximately).

Approximate floor area of 160sqm

The Chapel is built with rubblestone walls with stone and brick dressings, but ashlar fronted with pitched roof clad with clay double Roman tiles.

The porch a later addition is formed with stone stub walls, timber frame and plain tile roof covering. Original timber ceilings but lowered rustic ceilings are formed with plasterboard and timber. The floors are of solid construction.

The attached Schoolroom is constructed with square coursed natural stone block under a pitched and hipped roof. The floors are of suspended timber construction but overboarded with decking. The ceilings are formed with plasterboard.

The site is roughly rectangular, with road frontage of 11.5 metres an average depth of 50 metres and approximate area of 0.14 acres.

The buildings are not listed as being of architectural or historic merit but stands within a designated Conservation Area.

There is no burial ground and no parking within the curtilage.


Hawkesbury Upton is a village in South Gloucestershire, east of the much smaller Hawkesbury. It lies north of Horton, east of Dunkirk and south of Alderley and Hillesley.

Hawkesbury Upton is close to the A46 road. The village lies on the Cotswold Way and exhibits many of the characteristics of a Cotswold village, including use of the local limestone in the majority of the buildings. The village has two pubs on the High Street, a primary school, a village shop, a post office and a hair salon. There is a village hall with a recreation ground and a cricket club.


From Junction 18 on the M4 head north signposted Yate, Stroud, Cirencester. Stay on this road for 5.5 miles passing the Cross Hands on your right, petrol station on your left and finally the Bodkin House pub on your right. After coming up the hill into Dunkirk take the next turning on your left signposted Hawkesbury Upton and Hillesley. After 1 mile you will enter the village, take the right hand turning at the War Memorial named Park Street, follow this around the corner into Back Street and the church is slightly further up on the left hand side.


Viewings are now finished.


The site is assumed to be freehold title.


Mains water, electricity and drainage are connected.

Interested parties should make their own enquiries with South Gloucestershire Council. Tel: 01454 868004 /


The land is offered for sale by informal tender.

Offers should be submitted on the offer form available from ourselves, to ensure that all information required is received. Please email you offer to no later than Wednesday 16th November 2022.

It is the bidder's responsibility to ensure that their offer is received by the prescribed deadline. 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 that have made an offer being notified.


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