Former church in South Yorkshire among properties up for auction in Sheffield

The former congregational church in Mexborough is up for auction
The former congregational church in Mexborough is up for auction
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A church and former takeaway are among a string of South Yorkshire properties set to go under the hammer in Sheffield.

The 20 lots on offer at the forthcoming auction include a former congregational church, on Garden Street in Mexborough, and two retail units with accommodation on Duke Street, in Park Hill, Sheffield.

The vacant church, located in the heart of Mexborough, is expected to fetch about £75,000.

Sheffield city centre-based auction house Mark Jenkinson & Son said the imposing building – which dates from the 1870s – provides about 4,000 sq feet of accommodation and has development potential.

It features a main meeting hall, meeting rooms, kitchens, toilets and ancillary accommodation. The building is not listed, but is located in a conservation area.

The former takeaway premises in Sheffield comprises of two ground-floor units, with two-storey residential accommodation above.

It is expected to sell for between £60,000 and £70,000.

A piece of land in Great Houghton in Barnsley with planning permission for six homes is expected to fetch about £100,000.

The land, off Norfolk Road, adjoins a new housing development and already has a cul-de-sac entrance in place for it.

The sale will take place on Tuesday, March 24, at Sheffield United’s Bramall Lane football ground in Highfield, Sheffield.