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ChancelCheck Searches

The ChancelCheck searchis a unique, instant, low cost chancel repair liability screening report designed for the conveyancing profession.

ChancelCheck combines historical parish boundary data, modern Geographical Information System (GIS) mapping techniques and information derived from the relevant Inland Revenue Index held by the National Archive. We also offer insurance products both for when a potential liability is identified, or when no search is obtained.



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ChancelCheck accurately establishes whether or not a property is within a parish that still retains the potential to charge for the cost of repairs to the church chancel as recorded within the relevant Inland Revenue Indexes held by the National Archive and in accordance with their Guidance Notes.

ChancelCheck issues either a Report stating that there is a potential liability within the parish or a Certificate confirming that there is no risk identified for the parish.

For properties with a radius of over 25 metres, we offer ChancelCheck Premium, for £92.30 + VAT.


Receive a 10% discount on this product when purchased as part of a discounted search package

If Chancelcheck has identified your property as having a potential liability, ChancelSure Insurance is a simple, effective solution.


ChancelSure* insurance products have been designed to work in conjunction with ChancelCheck searches and are fully compliant with both Law Society and Lender requirements.

Where a property has been identified as being within a parish or a district that retains the right to charge for repairs to the church chancel, ChancelSure* Insurance offers a cost effective solution to protect the owner, occupier, mortgagee, lessees and successors from such charges.

Insurance products are available for both residential and commercial properties.

Policies start from £40.00 for residential properties and from £130.00 for commercial properties. All policies include 10% IPT.


Where no Chancel search has been obtained, this insurance policy provides cover against any claims for chancel repair. Cover is available up to £3 million, with or without successor cover. Available for properties up to ten acres.



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TitleChecker* is a unique, low cost report which automatically searches Land Registry records. It identifies areas which require attention, and presents the results in an easy to read format. The search suggests potential solutions to any issues that are raised in the Land Registry’s records. It is available in a package alongside ChancelCheck.

* Chancelcheck, Chancelsure insurance and Titlechecker are arranged by Severn Trent Searches and provided by Conveyancing Liability Solutions Ltd