Former Mackay man is creating a full-sized Gothic castle | Mackay Daily Mercury

A FORMER Mackay man, who has worked on art projects in the city centre, is building a full-sized Gothic castle in Geeveston, Tasmania.

Francis Shepherd and Christina Kent started building Castle Phoenix in 2010 and have just finished their first battlements. They are funding the project themselves through tiling work, and the castle is expected to take another five years to complete.

Francis said it all started when he took a trip to Tasmania to escape the heat of Mackay. “In… (View original article)