[Tagging] Updating definition and description of place=square
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Sun Mar 29 20:33:53 UTC 2020
On Sun, 29 Mar 2020 at 21:16, Kevin Kenny <kevin.b.kenny at gmail.com> wrote:
> So is the key difference between a town square and a village green(*)
> the fact that the square is usually paved?
I think it would be rare for a grassed area to be called a town square. And
very rare for a paved area to be called a village green. In the end,
it's down to how the locals think of it and what they use it for: not all
paved, pedestrian areas are town squares. Some are market places.
Some are wide roads that have been pedestrianized and function more
as very wide footpaths.
For instance, is
> a square ? What about
They all look like they could be town squares. Whether or not they're used
that way is another matter.
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