The ancient Roman Road of Dere Street runs through the village of Whittonstall and leads directly into the Northumberland countryside. Whittonstall village is surrounded by open countryside, with well laid out fields and mature hedging with numerous footpaths and bridleways.

GENUKI has some interesting details on when the church parish was formed (and there is more information here).  Whittonstall also has an entry in the in the BBC Doomsday project which has details of life in Whittonstall in 1986

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