Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Coote (Mount Coote)

Sir Philip Coote Knight of Mount Coote, county Limerick was a nephew of Charles, 1st Earl of Mountrath. Members of this family intermarried with the Brabazon, Newcomen, Gore and Oliver families. At the time of Griffith's Valuation Charles Coote held an estate in the parishes of Ardpatrick and Ballingaddy, barony of Coshlea. In 1869 he was succeeded by his brother, John Aldworth Coote, who owned 2,688 acres in county Limerick in the 1870s. William Uniacke Townsend was agent to this estate in the 1860s. The estate was sold in 1911.

Houses

Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Mount Coote Mountcoote Ardpatrick Kilmallock Kilmallock 43 Coshlea Limerick OSI Ref: R628 275
OS Sheet: 48
Discovery map: 73
Riversfield Riversfield Ardpatrick Kilmallock Killmallock 43 Coshlea Limerick OSI Ref: R633 263
OS Sheet: 48
Discovery map: 73

Archival sources

  • Heytesbury Papers, including title deeds, leases, maps & surveys re the Irish estates of the Holmes family in Limerick, Waterford & Wicklow, with references to Coote of Ash Hill & Mount Coote, 17th-20th centuries. JER/HBY/; Isle of Wight Record Office
  • Coote Papers, 1776-1844. P21; Limerick Studies Department, Dooradoyle
  • Pedigree of Coote of Mount Coote, Co Limerick, c 1700-1764. GO MS 173:51 ; National Library of Ireland
  • Deeds re property of Oliver family in Cos Limerick & Leitrim, associated families of Coote & Newman, 1750-1890. D.17,449-17,453; National Archives of Ireland
  • Copy engraving of Coote Castle [Co Limerick], published by S. Hooper, 24 Jan 1792. 999/589; National Archives of Ireland
  • Coote & Oliver Estate Papers, estate papers relating to the Mount Coote estate in the latter part of 18th century & throughout 19th century, including rentals, correspondence etc. D3168; Public Record Office, Northern Ireland
  • Catalogue of auction of contents of Mount Coote House, 10 Dec 1957. LM2002.0485; Limerick City Museum
  • Irish Tourist Association Survey file for parish of Kilmallock, barony of Coshlea, 1943. Limerick North East 22; Limerick Studies Department, Dooradoyle
  • Valuation of the estate of Captain C. J. Coote's estate in Cos Cork & Limerick, with 3 maps, 1900-1901. P10; University of Limerick: Special Collections and Information Services, Glucksman Library
  • Hewitt Family Papers [Viscount Lifford], include marriage settlement of Chidley Coote of Mount Coote & Anne Hewitt of King's Norton, Worchestershire,12 July 1797. PA 1484/57/1 ; Coventry Archives

Contemporary printed sources

Modern printed sources