[Talk-GB] Bridleway or track?

Philip Barnes phil at trigpoint.me.uk
Sat Mar 9 18:01:49 UTC 2019


On Tue, 2019-03-05 at 19:37 +0000, Andy Townsend wrote:
> > but it's a rare bridleway that is only wide enough for a horse,
> 
> As DaveF has already suggested, I suspect that's hugely
> geographically variable - I can think of a few examples in
> Derbyshire, Notts and Yorkshire where "public bridleways" couldn't
> accommodate a horse, unless it wasn't much bigger than a large dog.
> 
> In addition to that things can change from track to bridleway and
> back (in OSM terms) as they get overgrown and as hedges get cut back.
> 
> At the end of the day you just do the best job you can based on one
> visit. Personally I render these things mostly based on the
> designation so as long as that's correct I'm happy :)
> 
And to back up what Andy says, some bridleways are just a legal line
crossing farmland.

Phil (trigpoint)




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