"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 Firth 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)