[Tagging] Security Gate Post/Cabin

Philip Barnes phil at trigpoint.me.uk
Sun Dec 8 17:43:15 UTC 2013

On Sun, 2013-12-08 at 08:51 -0800, Tod Fitch wrote:
> It has been a while since I worked in a facility with such a building. But I recall it being called a "guard shack" or "guard house". Taginfo has only one guard_shack (and one guard_booth) but does have 100 guardhouse entries. The few building=guardhouse entries that I looked at via bing imagery do seem to be the type of facility being discussed.
> And the "modern usage" section on Wikipedia seems to fit: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guardhouse

Guard house tends to be more on a military installation rather than a
civilian factory. Shack is a very American word...

Phil (trigpoint)

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