St Michael and All Angels Church, Crewe GreenEdit profile
St Michael and All Angels Church, Crewe Green, is in the village of Crewe Green, Cheshire, England. The church has been designated by English Heritage as a Grade II* listed building. It is an active Anglican parish church in the diocese of Chester, the archdeaconry of Macclesfield and the deanery of Nantwich. Its benefice is combined with that of St Matthew, Haslington.History
The church was built in 1857–58 to a design by Sir George Gilbert Scott.Architecture
The church is built in red brick, with features in blue brick, and has a tiled roof. Its plan consists of a four-bay nave, with an apsidal chancel, a south porch, a north vestry, and an octagonal turret at the northeast corner of the nave. The church stands on a sandstone plinth, and the walls are decorated with diaper work and blue brick bands. The porch is gabled and in the apex of the gable is an inset panel of Christ blessing. At the west end is a rose window flanked by round panels depicting the Holy Family and angels.
The interior of the church is in white brick with decoration in red brick. The ceiling has beams of dark wood. The reredos contains a fresco of the Last Supper. The stained glass in the rose window at the west end depicts the Creation.