[Talk-GB] Marking landuse and field boundaries
osm at raggedred.net
Tue Jan 1 16:10:01 GMT 2013
On 01/01/13 11:15, Dudley Ibbett wrote:
> I must admit I don't map land use if it is farmland. To me if it
> isn't mapped it is farmland. It would seem a reasonable default.
Smothering the countryside with landuse when it's farmland seems well
over the top to me. Marking a single field surrounded by urban or a
village setting seems a good idea, but just making everything in the
countryside that isn't woods, water, scrub, wetland, etc etc as farmland
or fields seems distracting. Adding a named farmyard however is a very
> Please give barrier mapping a go as we are out there.
Barriers are really useful countryside mapping. They are good landmarks
and distinguishing fences, walls and hedges is very helpful. Breaks or
gates etc help show where RoW go, adding a barrier alongside a RoW makes
it plain where to go too, which might be less obvious in one direction
than in the other.
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