[Talk-GB] Ordnance Survey Gazetteer

Andy Robinson (blackadder-lists) ajrlists at googlemail.com
Thu Apr 1 23:00:26 BST 2010

It can't be that all farms are listed as running the query only reveals 372
points with farm in the title. Probably not enough to get too excited about,
maybe just deal with them manually?



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>bounces at openstreetmap.org] On Behalf Of Graham Jones
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>Subject: [Talk-GB] Ordnance Survey Gazetteer
>I have been playing with the Ordnance Survey 50k gazetteer to see if it
>looks useful (very simple search tool at
>As a 'point of interest' database it does not have anywhere near as much in
>it as OSM does, which is quite nice really, so it is less useful from that
>point of view, so I probably won't bother extending the search tool to
>display them on a map as I had intended.
>It does have quite a lot of named hills, and farms which might not be in
>OSM though, which could be useful for countryside mapping -  would it be
>useful if I were to do a query to look for things that are in that
>database, but not the OSM one?
>Graham Jones
>Hartlepool, UK
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