[Talk-GB] Trig Point references

Gregrs gregrs at fastmail.co.uk
Sat Jul 13 12:52:07 UTC 2019


Hi all,

On Fri, Jul 12, 2019 at 09:58:28PM +0100, Simon Ritchie wrote:

>Hmm.  Good point.  Most of the data in Ian's database is contributed by 
>the trigpointers - reports of visits to the trigs.  Most of the data 
>about the actual trigs on the site (position etc) comes from the OS.  
>See this page 
>https://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/gps/legacy-control-information/triangulation-stations,
>which says "This data, which is no longer maintained, is available for 
>use under Open Government Licence Terms."
>
>That page provides a downloadable CSV  giving the names used by the OS.
>position, type, status etc.  However, the names starting TP seem to be
>created by Ian, so I think he owns them, just as Royal Mail owns the
>postcode data.

You may also be interested in this page on my user area of the OSM wiki:

https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/User:Gregrs/Ordnance_Survey_triangulation_stations

Thanks,
Greg

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