[Talk-GB] Churchyard gate/shelter

Philip Barnes phil at trigpoint.me.uk
Wed Aug 22 16:27:42 UTC 2018


Looks like will_p is the man. 

Phil (trigpoint) 

On 22 August 2018 17:22:40 BST, Philip Barnes <phil at trigpoint.me.uk> wrote:
>There is some usage of building=lychgate.
>Am thinking a gate where the building intersects the path and a short
>section of tunnel=building_passage.
>Phil (trigpoint) 
>On 22 August 2018 16:55:21 BST, Martin Wynne <martin at templot.com>
>>Thanks all.
>>> In the absence of a an official barrier=lych_gate tag why not use
>>> *both* barrier=gate
>>> and building=shelter tags, which would describe it?
>>Well, a barrier is a Point, and a building is an Area - the iD editor 
>>doesn't let you combine them. This is not the first time I've been 
>>confused by this distinction. It seems to me that a lot of things
>>are nominally points, could just as easily be areas/buildings if you 
>>zoom in far enough when editing. For example a telephone kiosk, 
>>especially one now used as a village library. Also pylons, masts,
>>which can occupy a considerable area at ground level.
>>In this case I have now created two separate objects - a building as a
>>weather_shelter, with description=lych_gate. And inside it a separate 
>>point as barrier = gate on the public right of way (foot path) which 
>>runs through it.
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