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TITLE
Scrabster and Holborn Head Lighthouse, Thurso
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_CARD_1754
PLACENAME
Scrabster
DISTRICT
Caithness - Western
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
CAITHNESS: Thurso
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
33676
KEYWORDS
postcards
Caithness
piers
headlands
ports
harbours
Scrabster and Holborn Head Lighthouse, Thurso

Postcard showing Scrabster Pier, Holburn Head 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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Scrabster and Holborn Head Lighthouse, Thurso

CAITHNESS: Thurso

postcards; Caithness; piers; headlands; ports; harbours

Highland Libraries

Highland Libraries' Postcard Collection

Postcard showing Scrabster Pier, Holburn Head 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.