Bath/OSLocator Comparison

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OS Locator Data is a file with a list of road names for the UK. These road names can be compared with data in the OSM database, highlighting the following issues:

  • Missing roads in OSM
  • Roads with missing names in OSM
  • Roads with mis-spelt names in OSM

This page provides the latest discrepancies between the OS Locator data and the OSM data for Bath. The bounding box used for Bath is shown in this map.

Accessing the Latest Road Name Discrepancies

There are currently 36 road name discrepancies within the Bath bounding box. These can be viewed and acted upon using the following three methods.

Online

View online. The discrepancies are updated daily.

JOSM/Google Earth

Download this GPX file and open in JOSM or Google Earth.
A separate kml file is also available for Google Earth. This is also the source of the data for the online viewer.
These files are updated daily.

Table

The table below notes the latest road name discrepancies. When updating the OSM data, please also update the table below by striking out the road name and describing the change made and the source.
A special case is made for the word SAINT. All instances of the acronym St or St. which occur at the start of a name are expanded to SAINT by the script which creates the gpx files and the table below. When entering any street name into OSM which uses the word SAINT it must not be abbreviated, as per Editing Standards and Conventions#Street Names.
This table was last updated 11:44, 8 August 2010 (BST).

Name
In OS data but not in OSM data.
Comment Link
ASHMANS YARD OSM StreetView
AVONDALE BUILDINGS OSM StreetView
BATH ROAD OSM StreetView
BATH ROAD OSM StreetView
BLACKSMITH'S LANE OSM StreetView
BRADFORD ROAD OSM StreetView
BROAD QUAY OSM StreetView
BROADMOOR LANE OSM StreetView
CHURCH STREET OSM StreetView
CRESCENT VIEW OSM StreetView
DAY CRESCENT OSM StreetView
FOX HILL OSM StreetView
FOXHILL Most similar OSM road: FOX HILL (94% similar). Edit in Potlatch OSM StreetView
FOXHILL Most similar OSM road: FOX HILL (94% similar). Edit in Potlatch OSM StreetView
FROME ROAD OSM StreetView
GILLINGHAM TERRACE OSM StreetView
HIGH STREET OSM StreetView
HIGH STREET OSM StreetView
HIGH STREET OSM StreetView
JEWS LANE OSM StreetView
JULIAN ROAD CRESCENT LANE OSM StreetView
LONDON ROAD OSM StreetView
LONDON ROAD WEST OSM StreetView
MANOR ROAD OSM StreetView
MILL LANE OSM StreetView
NELSON PLACE WEST OSM StreetView
NORTH PARADE OSM StreetView
POPES WALK Most similar OSM road: POPE'S WALK (96% similar). Edit in Potlatch OSM StreetView
ROMAN ROAD OSM StreetView
ROMAN ROAD OSM StreetView
ROMAN ROAD OSM StreetView
ROMAN ROAD OSM StreetView
SALLY IN THE WOOD OSM StreetView
SION HILL OSM StreetView
STANIER ROAD OSM StreetView
VALLEY VIEW CLOSE OSM StreetView

Commands used

OSM Download

wget http://api.openstreetmap.org/api/0.6/map?bbox=-2.45299059999,51.33705469999,-2.2772094,51.4249453 -O data.osm