[Talk-GB] Kent County Council Highways Gazetteer

Trevor Hook trevor.k.hook at googlemail.com
Thu Mar 4 09:51:31 GMT 2010

On Thu, Mar 4, 2010 at 9:32 AM, Steve Doerr <steve.doerr at blueyonder.co.uk>wrote:

> A couple of questions about C-roads...
> Is there a consensus about how these should be treated? Given that they
> are not a 'public-facing' classification (never appear on road signs or
> on any map you would buy from W. H. Smith's), I'm not sure we want the
> standard renderings cluttered up with them, do we? Should we invent a
> tag such as ref:internal (say) for these?

C roads are marked as yellow on OS landranger maps.

Secondly, am I right in thinking that these are not unique references
> like the A- and B-roads? (Unique within the UK, that is.) In other
> words, whereas Wrotham Road near me is 'the A227', nearby Coldharbour
> Road is not 'the C364', it's just one of many C364s, albeit the only one
> in Kent? Should this be reflected in the tagging? I see in the States
> they use network=US:[state]:[county] to tag county roads.
No idea whether c-class road references are nationally unique. It seems both
plausible and implausible at the same time.

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