A STUNNING Grade II listed former parish church near Whitchurch has gone on sale.

St Mary Magdelene Church in Tallarn Green is on the market for £175,000.

The church is believed to date back to 1872 and it had its clocktower added in 1888.

The sale is being carried out by estate agent, Halls and a spokesperson spoke about how the building could be used by a future buyer.

Whitchurch Herald:

They said: "Halls is delighted with instructions from the Representative Body of the Church in Wales to offer St Mary Magdalene Church in Tallarn Green for sale by private treaty. 

"The Church is an early Gothic style providing a simple undivided internal space including a nave with steps up to a chancel and sanctuary.

"There is an arched timber internal roof with good head height making provision of a second floor possible.

Whitchurch Herald:

"The Church therefore has immense potential for a variety of alternative usages and with the interesting and unusual internal features and high head height it could be imaginatively converted in to a most individual dwelling of immense style.

"The sale of St Mary Magdalene Church, provides an unusual opportunity to purchase such an interesting, unusual and substantial Church in this very popular village.

"An inspection is highly recommended."

Whitchurch Herald:

The estate agent put out a list of obligations purchasers are expected to abide buy.

The Halls spokesperson said: "The property is shown edged red on the plan and must not be used for the manufacture, distribution or sale of alcohol, religious use or immoral, sacrilegious, offensive or noisy purposes

"The property must cease to be called St Mary's Church and must not be called by any name that is associated with its use as a church or the dedication 'Mary Magdalen."

Whitchurch Herald:

The spokesperson added: "The purchaser must agree not to interfere with the use of the retained churchyard, or to interfere with any legitimate visitors.

"It shall be the vendor's decision as to who is a legitimate visitor.

"Where there is retained land, they must not to alter or demolish the property without the written permission of the vendor.

"The purchaser must copy full details of any planning or listed building application to the vendor at the time such an application is submitted.


"If the property is sold to another party, the purchaser will enter into a contract with the acquiring party and the representative body.

It will be to the effect that the acquiring party will accept and uphold the covenants contained in the original conveyance and incorporate the same clause in the terms of any contract with any successive purchaser."

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