A home of a branch of the Cooke family in the 18th century. In 1786 Wilson refers to "Point's-town" as the seat of William Cooke. He was also the proprietor in 1814. In 1837 Lewis records Poyntstown as the property of Phanuel Cooke "in ruins". The house is marked as in ruins on the first Ordnance Survey map. Fennell Cooke held this townland at the time of Griffith's Valuation.