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
Very interesting tour. Would love to have seen some of the other rooms that are only on special tours. We loved every minute of the castle. The staff are very knowledgeable. If you love architecture,...more
We have lived in the area for almost 30 years but we have never visited Fonthill. All I can say is Iwe should of done the tour a long time ago. Logan was our tour guide and was excellent he knew all...more