Floorplan for Former St Marcellus Church, Martletwy

Property Details

The Former St Marcellus Church comprises a Grade II listed medieval Church situated on the edge of the small rural village of Martletwy. The main Church is of Norman design although it was heavily restored and extended during the Victorian period. The building is of local sandstone rubble masonry construction under a double blue slate roof with external bellcote.

Martletwy itself is located some 7 miles from the mid-Pembrokeshire town of Narberth and approximately 13 miles from the popular coastal tourist town of Tenby. The upper reaches of the Cleddau Estuary are in close proximity.


Enclosed Entrance Porch - 3.30m x 3.20m
Main Aisle - 11.80m x 5.50m - with pulpit and freestanding pews
North Aisle - 10.40m x 4.30m - with freestanding pews, chairs and organ
Altar area - 5.80m x 5.60m
Internal Vestry - 4.20m x 3.50m


The adjoining churchyard (edged green) is excluded from the sale and will remain under the ownership of the vendor. A pedestrian right of access will be granted to the purchaser over the access way (hatched yellow) to the church. Additional land known as 'Green Ginger' (edged red) is included in the sale. The purchaser will be responsible for boundary between the graveyard and the land known as 'Green Ginger' (marked T).

Restrictive Covenants

The property will be sold subject to our client’s standard covenants, further details of which are available on request.


The property is exempt from an EPC as it was used as a place of worship.


A list of the contents to be removed from the building prior to sale is available from the agents.


The property currently falls within planning use D1 of the Use Classes Order. Alternative uses may be possible subject to planning permission. Prospective purchasers must make their own enquiries with the local planning authority if they wish to consider any changes to the use of the building.


We are informed by our client the property previously had an electricity supply. Prospective purchasers must make their own detailed enquires as to the serviceability of the electricity supply and to establish the location of any other required services in relation to their intended use.


As a registered charity (registered charity number: 1142813) our client is required to obtain best value in all disposals of property in line with the provisions of the Charities Act 2011 and to ensure that terms are endorsed by a chartered surveyor as being in accordance with the Act. The quoted asking price is a guide and interested parties should submit the best offer they are prepared to make. In accordance with our client's charitable status, the property may remain on the open market until exchange of contracts; our clients reserve the right to consider any other offer which is forthcoming.