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TITLE
Pier and Dunnet Head, Scrabster
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_CARD_1752
PLACENAME
Scrabster
DISTRICT
Caithness - Western
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
CAITHNESS: Thurso
PERIOD
1890s
CREATOR
J Valentine & Co.
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
33674
KEYWORDS
postcards
Caithness
piers
headlands
ports
harbours
Pier and Dunnet Head, Scrabster

Postcard showing Scrabster Pier and Dunnet Head in the background.

Scrabster is the main port for Thurso and the North-East of Scotland. The pier was built in 1841 and by 1856 a ferry was running between Scrabster and Stromness, Orkney.

Dunnet Head is the most northerly point on mainland Britain.

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Pier and Dunnet Head, Scrabster

CAITHNESS: Thurso

1890s

postcards; Caithness; piers; headlands; ports; harbours

Highland Libraries

Highland Libraries' Postcard Collection

Postcard showing Scrabster Pier and Dunnet Head in the background.<br /> <br /> Scrabster is the main port for Thurso and the North-East of Scotland. The pier was built in 1841 and by 1856 a ferry was running between Scrabster and Stromness, Orkney.<br /> <br /> Dunnet Head is the most northerly point on mainland Britain.