[Talk-GB] Tagging of historic 'stink pipes'
ajt1047 at gmail.com
Fri Dec 18 11:46:41 UTC 2020
On 18/12/2020 08:39, Edward Bainton wrote:
> Morning all
> My local civic society is collecting the location of 'stink pipes',
> Victorian sewer ventilation shafts in cast iron. Pics here:
> I've suggested they use OpenStreetMap and suggested a node with tag
> historic=ventilation_shaft. Does that seem the right tag?
That isn't a tag that anyone else has used -
https://overpass-turbo.eu/s/11jU finds only the one that you've added
recently. Having said that, when I looked at "historic" usage in the UK
I didn't see anything that looked a better option.
When I looked at vent shaft mapping in the UK a while back I came up
with this list:
These are physically very different features (though sharing some of the
same function) as your stink pipes. If you're going to use
"ventilation_shaft" I'd definitely also add
"ventilation_shaft=stink_pipe" or similar to make it clear that you're
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