Derelict sentence example

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  • Now it stood empty but for a few derelict buildings.

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  • Some canals and river navigations have consequently become derelict, or are only maintained with difficulty and in imperfect condition.

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  • Land left derelict was occupied by colonial farmers, and over 2000 German immigrants were introduced by Sir George and settled along the frontier (1858-1859).

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  • The derelict property in the other provinces was divided between adventurers who had advanced money and soldiers who had fought in Ireland.

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  • The tower currently stands derelict covered in a thick layer of ivy in the garden of a private house.

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  • Currently another 500 miles of derelict inland waterways are now the subject of restoration plans.

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  • The seven-person crew of the freighter discovered a derelict spacecraft, with all personnel aboard having suffered a violent death.

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  • Stone from a derelict barn was salvaged to create the plinth courses within its footprint of the new extension.

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  • As a result hundreds of pill boxes remain derelict in the countryside.

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  • The Valley 1970 The Valley 1970 The Valley lay derelict in 1985 Picture taken by Charlton fan Ron Baker.

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  • The works, once new and revolutionary, now stood derelict.

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  • Between the densely packed residential areas are little bits of land that have become derelict.

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  • The only thing the derelict linoleum factory is good for is weeds.

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  • The whole area has an enclosed, isolated character, with derelict stone walls on the upper slopes and abandoned stone farmsteads and barns.

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  • Bell Green gasworks site The Public Inquiry into the future of the derelict gasworks site at Bell Green starts on Tuesday next week.

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  • A blind boy goes to the Welsh coast for a holiday with his mother and discovers ghostly happenings at a local derelict mansion.

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  • We are still dealing with the slums, slag-heaps, derelict land and foul rivers of the first Industrial Revolution.

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  • The city potter probably worked in a communal workshop in a derelict warehouse, with electric kilns, making fewer one-off pieces.

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  • There was a very derelict Black Five there, along with a couple of tank locos.

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  • Except for what appeared to be a derelict roadman's hut at the end of an equally derelict pier.

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  • The staircase by now was quite derelict with boards steps missing and where they were present, they looked very rotten.

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  • Here is a little more about the small derelict steamship we noted at Gravesend.

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  • The resource is being created from the refurbishment of a derelict warehouse in a shopping area in Barrhead.

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  • Far from being a derelict industrial wasteland, the valley has many attractive features, which are greatly appreciated by local people.

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  • While the papacy thus bent its energies to the destruction of the Crusades in their genuine sense, and preferred to use for its own political objects what was meant for Jerusalem, a layman took up the derelict cause with all the religious zeal which any pope had ever displayed.

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  • Owners now get grants to remove derelict fences, yet one may well query why people should be paid to remove their own rubbish.

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  • Like his mother, he was keen to look up in the rafters of derelict buildings for owls ' nests.

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  • Island Green Retail Park was formerly 11.25 acres of derelict buildings and land, formerly the old brewery and tannery buildings and railroad sidings.

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  • Or a derelict area that could be transformed into a playground or garden?

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  • Through a gate by a line of windbreak planted trees and you come to a derelict farmhouse and some cattle sheds.

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  • Have recently taken over a derelict allotment in the local vicinity to be run organically.

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  • Some land becomes derelict for prolonged periods owing to the operation of the trade cycle.

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  • You can find it to the north of Northwich, on over 323 hectares of formerly derelict land.

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  • Just under two years ago, the Center was virtually derelict inside an overgrown eyesore of a garden.

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  • The young people were unanimous in choosing Elvaston Castle; an old and partially derelict manor house, on the edge of Derby.

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  • By the 1930s, the North Dock which had in the previous century been the center of the town's fortunes, was largely derelict.

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  • To finish work on the local park restoration project by creating a new wildlife garden in a previously derelict cottage garden.

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  • The new scheme to transform derelict land on the banks of the River Clyde has outline planning permission from Glasgow City Council.

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  • On the estuary side from the rather moribund Weston Point Docks was the now derelict Weston Mersey side lock down to the Mersey.

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  • By the 1860's industries had left the area leaving behind a trail of derelict remains to be reclaimed by nature.

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  • The Marines find the colonists' station uninhabited and derelict, clearly having been overrun by hostile ... things.

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  • The preservation movement was helped by the large number of engines lying derelict in yards all over the country.

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  • Me And My Desire The decline of London as a port led to vast areas of former dockland in the East End becoming derelict.

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  • After the Matabele peril had been removed, many farmers trekked across the Vaal and occupied parts of the district left derelict.

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