UNKNOWN CASTLE? - CHATEAU WODO NYMPHEE?

I received E-Mail that said:

I've heard rumors about a castle being built in the town of Keene, Tx (near Fort Worth.) I've heard that the builder found out that he had noble roots and wanted to build a castle. I've been around Keene, but I couldn't ever find it.

On 5-5-06, I received E-Mail that said:

I was browsing through your website, and saw the Keene castle link, but no info on the castle itself. I live in that area, but had never known about the castle either. A woman I worked with though, had, and told me where it was. It is near the Joshua Adventist Church, technically bordering Joshua and Keene. Can't miss it from the road, it's a towering three stories tall with a very steep roof, but it is one of the prettiest houses I've ever seen. I am attaching pictures we took of it from the road. I'm sorry I don't have info about the family who built it

On 9-7-08, I received E-Mail that said:

The castle that is labeled Keene, Tx is really in Joshua, Tx. It is owned by “Lord Harrington”. He is notoriously eccentric.

On 4-13-10, I received e-mail that said:

I have a friend that used to live down the street from this castle. Lord Harrington, I've heard, made a fortune in plumbing and went over to England and bought a title and a castle and had it shipped back stone by stone. Also I've found a website that sells eagles and it has a picture of him (very eccentric looking).

http://www.sculptures-by-bjh.com/eagles.htm

His picture is about halfway down the page.

I have also found 2 businesses that run out of that castle. http://start.cortera.com/company/research/k3s7rwq1q/lord-harrington-architectural-firm/

http://hoovers.com/company/Harrington_Environmental_Services/jfrhrrhcj-1.html

I hope this helps a little bit and on the eagle site it has the name of his castle also.

On 6-26-12, I received e-mail that said:

Lord Harrington is such a charming man. The South East corner has the corner stone engraved in large lettres: Château Woda Nymphée. He explained it means Water Nymph. He has a museum too, the museum is really interesting. Lord Harrington is a portrait painter and Surrealist Artist. The museum has some truly wild paintings, really strange and I did not really understand all of the meaning of many of them. They look just like photographs in paint somehow. His Lordshippe told me the Château is an European folly that isn't a folly. I think he means it were fun for him to build it himself. He and a friend of his named Benny built the whole thing from the secret underground crypt to the top of the tower he calls the Witches Crowne. I really can't talk any more about what I saw as he asked me for my confidence. He has an orchard and a garden with fresh peaches and gave me some peach cider. He lets me take my children over on Sundays to play croquet under the willow trees.

The official name of the castle is Chateau Woda Nymphée. It were built by Rodney, Lord Härringtón. He is the 27th Earl Harrington of Harrington. What one sees now in 2012 is but half of the intended structure. There are two more towers intended, as well a wrap around balcony verandah. The castle is inspired by His ancestral castle in Preussiae, His castle in Northern Europa, as well the many manor houses and mansions in Europe he has built as an architectae. The future towers, one of which shall be an electrical generator powered by solar and wind stimuli, shall be constructed later. There is a dinosaur sculpted of stone inlay in the East side of the Château with a real rare Indian ruby he found while on an expedition in India in the Punjab region that is in place for the glittering eye of the dinosaur or dragon. The Château is due South of Fort Worth Texas by 30 miles in a village East of Joshua. Dinosaur bones and remains were found whilst excavation ensued in the preliminary construction phase. The Estate is closed to the public and the museum is open by invitation only.

{{Castlefinder note!}} Does anyone have any information about this?

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A special thanks to Michelle Bodnorz for sending the photo.