If these walls could talk

The green roomI was out exploring with Sarah from Derelict Nation.  This beautiful building was once a convent and in more recent years a nursing home.  There is a follow up blog post here.

Empty spaces

There were a lot of things I wanted to say but I’m aware that people who may have stayed here or family members may read this blog so I’ll let the photos speak for themselves.

Tambourine

Cross

Holy water

An empty chair

Ivy fire

Time for bed

Exit

There are more photos here.

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26 thoughts on “If these walls could talk

  1. bestoflondonlife says:

    Good morning Val! Wonderful photos, as ever..are you going to tell is where the building is and what was its function? Hotel? Residential home? It has sparked my curiosity!

    Sent from my iPad

  2. greensideupveg says:

    I love walking arond old buildings, closing my eyes and picturing the dinner parties and quiet reading rooms of years gone by. You’ve captured it so well Val. Hopefully someone will rescue it one day and return it to its glory before the decay is irreversible.

  3. Olly says:

    Really interesting subject Val.

    How does one go about getting into such a building? I’d love to explore similar buildings here in England. Any tips?

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