A Taylor residence which passed by marriage to the Massy family. In1786 Wilson describes it as" the pleasant seat of Mr. Massey". The townland of Ballynort, 657 acres, was held in fee by Standish O'Grady and E.T. Massy at the time of Griffith's Valuation. This house is marked "in ruins" on the first Ordnance Survey map. The buildings were valued at £4+. There is no trace of the house on the 25-inch Ordnance Survey map of the 1890s.