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Whittingham, Northumberland

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Whittingham, Northumberland

  Whittingham is a village and civil parish in Northumberland, England. It is situated on the banks of the River Aln, roughly 4.5 miles east of its source at Alnham and 7.3 miles west of Alnwick. The thirteenth/fourteenth century pele tower, Whittingham Tower, was converted into almshouses in 1845 and is now in private ownership.
Post townALNWICK
Administrative CountyNorthumberland
Traditional CountyNorthumberland
OS GridNU0611
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth East
Police AuthorityNorthumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorthumberland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorthumberland
Ambulance AuthorityNorth East
Dialling code01665
Population406 (2001 census)

Whittingham, Northumberland in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Whittingham, par., township, and vil., Northumberland - par., 7838 ac., pop. 1575; township, 6216 ac., pop. 520; vil., 8½ miles W. of Alnwick; P.O.

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