[Tagging] Main key for telephone boxes?
ajt1047 at gmail.com
Sun May 16 21:49:30 UTC 2021
On 16/05/2021 18:30, Lukas-458 at web.de wrote:
> a few mintes ago, I wanted to tag a telephone box which doesn't
> contain a telephone anymore, but is used as a kind of exhibit. There I
> saw, that we do not even have a „real“ tag for tagging telephone boxes
> as themselves, have we?
I look after a map style that renders these, so I've spent a bit of time
looking at how people tag them. The keys and values that I've found can
be seen at
. That code is designed to identify UK telephone boxes that are
normally red, so that a "traditional red telephone box" can be shown
and as an example of something else in a former telephone box, here's a
Going through the tagging:
On the other issue (you were worried that covered=booth wasn't a good
tag) you can use https://overpass-turbo.eu/s/17pS to see if it leads to
many false positives.
Personally, I tend to tag these things "man_made=telephone_box"as well
as whatever they are now (tourist info, defibrillator, little library,
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