A former bakery with the old ovens still in place is coming up for auction later this month.

Brook House in Silver Street is listed with a freehold guide price starting at £140,000.

it has two shop units on the ground floor, along with three other rooms including the one equipped with baking ovens. There is a large four-bedroom maisonette on the first and second floors, with independent access.

It is being sold by Clive Emson Auctioneers, with online bidding opening soon prior to the auction on Wednesday, September 20.

Senior Auction Appraiser Audrey Smith said: “This is a rare opportunity to acquire a spacious period mixed use commercial/residential property requiring complete renovation near the town centre.

“The property is likely to appeal to builders who may see the potential for the sub-division of both the commercial and residential elements, subject to all necessary consents being obtainable.”