6 bedroom property for sale

St Peters Church, Princes Street, Bishop Auckland, DL14 7BB

Offers in Excess of £245,000

Property Description

Key features

  • RARE TO THE MARKET
  • INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY
  • GRADE II LISTED
  • BELL TOWER
  • DEVELOPMENT PLANS APPROVED
  • CLOSE TO TOWN CENTRE
  • SANDSTONE CONSTRUCTION
  • 8,692 SQ. FT

Full description

St. Peter's Church is located on Princes Street, in the semi-rural marketing town Bishop Auckland. Located approx. 10 miles from the Historical City of Durham and approx. 13 miles from Darlington. Suitable for a range of alternate uses, this property has the potential to be developed into a six bedroomed residential dwelling, with previous approved plans and consent.
St Peter’s Church it was completed in 1875 and has a beautiful yet simple, architectural style. The adjoining church hall is also available for sale and offers its own development opportunities and positive features.

In brief this Grade II Listed Church comprises of; a spacious and lofty nave, the chancel which includes the choir and sanctuary, both choir and clergy vestries and a bell tower with two rooms and a copper spire.


NAVE 
The nave stretches from the church entrance through to the chancel, offering ample space. Dual aspect windows to both side elevations are primarily leaded, rather than stained glass and allow for a lot of natural light which compliments the high, painted ceilings perfectly.

THE CHANCEL 
The Chancel, which includes the choir and sanctuary, is located to the East end of the Church.

ALTAR 
This area is dominated by three large stained glass windows located above and behind the altar.

BAPTISTRY 
The font is located within the Baptistry, near to the main entrance. There is a plaque which confirms Arthur Stanley Laurels baptism, (More commonly known as Stan Laurel from Laurel and Hardy), in October 1891, which was carried out within St Peter's Church when his family moved to Bishop Auckland.

CHOIR & CLERGY VESTRIES 
Located off the Chancel are both the Choir and Clergy Vestries, offering meeting/office space away from the main body of the church.

BELL TOWER 
The church has a Bell Tower complete with two rooms and a copper spire. Accessed via a stone spiral staircase.

POTENTIAL DEVELOPMENT 
This spacious Grade II Listed Church offers any buyer a range of potential uses (restrictive covenants apply). Previously there have been plans approved to convert the church into a six bedroomed, residential dwelling and the Council have previously indicated that they would be supportive of the demolition of the choir vestry to provide some space between the church and the hall. Any other uses would of course be subject to the relevant planning applications and the listed building consent.

OTHER OPPORTUNITIES 
The adjoining Church Hall/Annex will be offered for sale in separate negotiations and has planning approved for two, three bedroomed apartments.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
29 November 2017

Nearest stations

  • Bishop Auckland (0.3 mi)
  • Shildon (3.0 mi)
  • Newton Aycliffe (4.9 mi)
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Hunters, Bishop Auckland

115 Newgate Street, Bishop Auckland, DL14 7EN

01388 334739 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Bishop Auckland (0.3 mi)
  • Shildon (3.0 mi)
  • Newton Aycliffe (4.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Hunters, Bishop Auckland

115 Newgate Street, Bishop Auckland, DL14 7EN

01388 334739 Local call rate

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