Carlow County - Ireland Genealogical Projects (IGP TM)

The Carlow Gentry Estate Houses

Source: 'The Carlow Gentry' by Jimmy O'Toole (1993)
and  National Archives of Ireland from the National Inventory of Architectural Heritage

Jimmy O'Toole quoted in his book 'The Carlow Gentry' that the County of Gloucestershire in England had often been labelled the county with the most gentry in England.  In Ireland, the same could have been said for County Carlow where, until the early part of the Nineteen Century, as many as 60 plus 'Big Houses' dominated the county. The following is a list of people and their houses during that period.
Barn Cottage O'Callaghan  
Carrickduff Lodge   Clonmullen
Corrymore Lodge   Corrymore
Cranemore House   Ballyshancarragh
Cromwellsford House   Ballyoliver
Ellen Grove   Ardristan
Hollybrook ??  
Kellistown Cottage Hall-Dare  
Kilcoltrim ??  
Mount Lucas   Ladystown
Moyle Grogan Moyle Big
Paulville Joshua Paul  
Rathtoe House   Gilbertstown
Ricketstown House   Ricketstown South
Stewart Lodge Duckett Leighlinbridge
Tinnepark House   Quinagh
Tullow Cottage   Tullowphelim
Woodlandss House   Woodlandss

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