[Talk-GB] When is a hedge a wood?

Mark Goodge mark at good-stuff.co.uk
Sun Aug 26 20:07:05 UTC 2018

On 26/08/2018 20:35, Martin Wynne wrote:
> Rural boundaries can be extraordinarily difficult to map. For example, 
> is this:
>   https://goo.gl/maps/FtjMZiwNj542
> a) a fence,
> b) a hedge,
> c) a very narrow wood,
> d) all three at the same time?

I'd call it a hedgerow. I'm not sure if OSM has a tag for that, distinct 
to a hedge (which is a different thing, despite the similarity in name).

> Is the area in front of it
> a) grass,
> b) highway,
> c) both?

Both. It's administratively and legally part of the highway, but it's 
the part of the highway which consists of a grass verge.


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