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Swedish Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Bryanston and Dorset Square, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.52 / 51°31'11"N

Longitude: -0.1644 / 0°9'51"W

OS Eastings: 527450

OS Northings: 181715

OS Grid: TQ274817

Mapcode National: GBR 79.UP

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.32F3

Entry Name: Swedish Church

Listing Date: 1 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1229504

English Heritage Legacy ID: 210064

Location: Westminster, London, W1H

County: London

District: City of Westminster

Electoral Ward/Division: Bryanston and Dorset Square

Built-Up Area: City of Westminster

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Mary Bryanston Square

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

TQ 2781 NW CITY OF WESTMINSTER HARCOURT STREET, W1
42/4 (north-east side)
Swedish Church.
GV II
Church flanked by subsidiary wings. 1910 foundation stone. By Wigglesworth and
A H Hagg. Ashlar faced. Welsh slate roofs, copper fleche to west end of nave.
Eclectic Arts and Crafts Gothic to church, Jacobean domestic to side wings.
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. West wall
of church: gabled porch with shafted pointed arch flanked by wide embattled
pilaster buttresses. Inscription plaque with foundation date to left of porch.
Above porch a square-headed window with trefoil lights, the Swedish Royal Arms
and a stepped group of tall pointed windows, the central one of 2 trefoiled
lights with quatrefoil over. Wings: segment-arched entrances flanking west end
of church. Mullion and transom windows flush with wall with leaded lights.
Ground floor windows under segmental arches. Canted oriels to centre bays rising
through 1st and 2nd floors with cornices and parapets. Ornamental lead guttering
and down pipes. Interior of church: nave has 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. Fittings include pulpit
and panelling to chancel with open-pedimented reredos with Composite columns.


Listing NGR: TQ2745081715

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