Tag:barrier=wall

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Public-images-osm logo.svg barrier = wall
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Description
A wall is a freestanding structure, designed to restrict or prevent movement across a boundary, typically made from solid brick, concrete or rocks, and almost always built so that it is opaque to vision.
Group: Barriers
Used on these elements
should not be used on nodes
may be used on ways
should not be used on areas
use on relations unspecified
Useful combination
Status: Unspecified

A wall is a freestanding structure, designed to restrict or prevent movement across a boundary, typically made from solid brick, concrete or rocks, and almost always built so that it is opaque to vision.

How to map

ElementWay.png
Element wall rend.png

barrier=wall

Use height=* to specify how tall the wall is.

Wall details

The tag wall=* can be used to provide details of the wall. The value should indicate the principal feature of the wall, which could be the type, the purpose, or the building method, including the following:

Key Value Comment Mapnik Photo
wall dry_stone Dry_stone. Muchallscastledrystone.jpg
wall noise_barrier Noise barrier Ekran akustyczny.jpg
wall jersey_barrier Jersey barrier Road block.jpg
wall gabion Gabion Gabion1.jpg
wall seawall Seawall. Seawallventnor.jpg
wall flood_wall Flood_wall. Flood wall towers over the riverside path - geograph.org.uk - 1594070.jpg

The building material can also be tagged with material=*, if necessary, using values like stone, brick, concrete, and wood.

See wall=no for a tagging of open buildings from an import in France.

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