st lawrences | recee

These buildings lacked colour being built from the local granite with a dark slate roof. However, carvings, stone decoration and large windows lifted the building's grandeur, reflecting its status as a paying patients' ward, built by private money and not subject to the Commissionaires Of Lunacy's rules of building decoration and embellishment.

General shot across the back of the Carew Building looking north east. © Simon Cornwell 2006