Fonthill Castle is the former residence of legendary tile maker, archaeologist and scholar- Henry Chapman Mercer. Built...
moreFonthill Castle is the former residence of legendary tile maker, archaeologist and scholar- Henry Chapman Mercer. Built in the early 20th century, this palatial structure is one of three Mercer buildings and is most noted for its unique architecture and impressive ceramics. The castle is now a popular tourist attraction and is home to some of Mercer's finest works. A collection of decorative tiles, furniture and paintings make up the permanent exhibits at the this castle. A tour of the castle takes you through the life of its legendary resident, and also throws light on some of his most notable work.less
The castle and it’s history is absolutely amazing and innovative. Mercer is an amazing, talented, creative and innovative (albeit eccentric) character and it’s great that he left this for the public...more
Our tour guide was Marcy Stanly( I hope I spelled that right!) she was the best tour guide ever she is so kind a sweet. I recommend bringing your camera or phone to take pictures. And I also recommend...more