"DUNNET, a parish in the county of Caithness, Scotland. It is in the presbytery of Caithness and synod of Sutherland and Caithness. It has a ferry over Pentland Frith to the Orkneys. The village contains the parish church, a Free church, and schools. Near here is a promontory called Dunnet Head, on which is a lighthouse. Markets are held four times a year."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of
Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
Information about boundaries and administrative areas is available from A Vision of Britain through time.maps of Dunnet.