Shrunken medieval settlement of Whittington

Description of this historic site

Shrunken medieval settlement with some survivng property plots and other associated earthworks. It lies around Whittington Farm.

Notes about this historic site

1 Earthworks of a possible deserted settlement show on air photographs borrowed from NMR – reference numbers not recorded. These have been plotted on the ridge and furrow plot for Grendon Parish (PRN 3946).
2 Whittington shows as a collection of farms, a few houses and apparent empty house plots on 1886 1st Edition OS map
3Dugdale (p797) desctrbes Whittington as ‘a petty village’.
4Some earhthworks visible on online 2m lidar.
5Several mentions in VCH (Vol IV, p75-80),under Grendon parish

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