This is the probable site of the deserted medieval village of Whittington, which was first recorded in the late 13th century. There are few 16th or 17th century records of the village, and a mid-18th century map shows only four buildings here. Now, only one farmhouse and two cottages survive. Fragments of earth banks and areas of stony ground suggest that most of the medieval village is beneath the present farm.
|Historical period:||Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)
To find out more about a particular site, please click the Identify button (i) on the toolbar, then click the site on the map.
The Historic maps option is only available when the map scale is between 2500 and 10000.
Source of Reference
Local History of Whittington
Please note that this information has been compiled from a number of different sources. Durham County Council and Northumberland County Council can accept no responsibility for any inaccuracy contained therein. If you wish to use/copy any of the images, please ensure that you read the Copyright information provided.