Great Whittington is a village and civil parish in Northumberland, England, 7 miles NE of Hexham with a population of 401 (as of the 2011 UK census) and an area of 1,494 acres, most of which is used as farmland, with only 12 acres urbanized.
A Vision of Britain through Time provides the following description of Great Whittington from John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales of 1870-72:
Great Whittington was a township in the ancient parish of Corbridge. In 1866 it became a separate civil parish. In 1955 it was abolished as a civil parish and its area was absorbed into the parish of Whittington.