[Talk-GB] Users tagging Farmyard as place=farm (Was Summer quarterly project)

Dave F davefoxfac63 at btinternet.com
Wed Sep 14 14:37:10 UTC 2016


 From the examples posted it's clear the recent rise is due to the iD 
editor's presets.

And the wiki's description being "Individually named farm (but not 
isolated)." Doesn't help.

Dave F.

On 13/09/2016 23:36, Michael Booth wrote:
> I noticed via overpass-turbo there's quite a lot of place=farm to the 
> north of Dundee, which seem to have all been added by the same person. 
> http://overpass-turbo.eu/s/inl
>
> Many of them have the place=farm node on top of an unnamed farmyard 
> way, for example: https://www.openstreetmap.org/node/3922104085 - 
> surely the name should just be added to the farmyard?
>
> On 13/09/2016 13:29, Dave F wrote:
>> Hi
>> Off on a slight tangent.
>>
>> There's been an increase (world wide) in the use of place=farm. If 
>> you fill out the boxes on this site you'll see: 
>> http://taghistory.raifer.tech/
>> Over 19k are in GB: http://taginfo.openstreetmap.org.uk/tags/place=farm
>>
>> The reason for the increase could be it being displayed in the OSM 
>> carto rendering
>> Just one example: http://www.openstreetmap.org/node/4364588497
>>
>> I believe many, if not all, are misinterpretations & should be 
>> landuse=farmyard.
>> The wiki http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Farm says "a place named 
>> by a name of a farm"
>> To me, that means a collection of houses not associated with the farm 
>> being collectively given the name of that farm, so in effect, a 
>> hamlet has been named, say, Manor Farm.
>>
>> Is that a common occurrence? I know of no such in my locale.
>>
>> Dave F.
>>
>> On 11/09/2016 18:45, Brian Prangle wrote:
>>>
>>> Today saw us pass the 1,000 total for farmyards added during this 
>>> project(1008 to be precise).
>>>
>>> Well done to everyone who has participated. What has been the most 
>>> unusual farm name anyone has come across?
>>>
>>> Only a couple of weeks left - time to start thinking about our next 
>>> quarterly project, while we see how many more farmyards we can add.
>>>
>>> Regards
>>>
>>> Brian
>>>
>>>
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