St Columba, Topcliffe

St Columba, Topcliffe, North Yorkshire YO7 3PA View on map

Medieval church largely rebuilt by railway architect GT Andrews in 1885. The 1360 sedilia, piscina and aumbry survive in the medieval chancel walls. Notable Flemish palimpsest brass 1391 to Thomas de Topcliffe and his wife. Stained glass windows by Burne-Jones 1857 and Kempe 1893.


Opening Arrangements

Daily throughout the year, 9am - 5pm, or during daylight hours in winter. Patronal Festival and Heritage Weekend takes place on 9th and 10th June 2018.


A167 or A168 to Topcliffe. St Columba is clearly visible on Church Street. Rail: Thirsk (5 miles), York (24 miles). Bus: Services 70 and 170 (Ripon, Thirsk, Northallerton), 149 (Thirsk via Baldersby).

Parking Spaces


On-street parking in Church Street. Additional parking in Long Street near village shop.

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Partial
  • Disabled Toilets: Yes
  • Assistance dogs: Yes