Ulrika Eleonora Church, London

Wigglesworth and A H Hagg
Date Built
6 Harcourt Street
The Ulrika Eleonora Church, that serves London's Swedish community, occupies a site on Harcourt Street not far from Edgware Road Tube Station. 

The Grade II Listed building is ashlar faced with a Welsh slate roof and a
copper fleche at the western end of the nave.  The foundation stone was laid in 1910.

The description of the building when it was listed said that the church was, "Eclectic Arts and Crafts Gothic" in style and its side wings were, "Jacobean domestic".   It features a, "Church at 1st floor level flanked by offices. 2-bay nave with single bay lower chancel. To Harcourt Street: gabled west wall of church with projecting porch, flanked by lower adjoining wings of 3 storeys with dormers and 3 bays."  The listing described the interior of the church as, " timber west gallery/organ loft with blind tracery. 2-light trefoiled windows with quatrefoils in heads. Barrel vault with moulded decoration. Tall, continuously moulded chancel arch. Single-light trefoiled windows and rose window to east."

The church's website says that it has, "... a cafe where you can enjoy homemade cinnamon buns and Swedish coffee. On our message boards, you will find information about jobs, housing, buy and sell, and a plethora of activities and groups for both young and older. There is always someone to talk to at the church for support and advice."

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