Key:castle_type

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Castle of Belcastel 20.jpg
Description
A classification of the castle Edit or translate this description.
Group: Historic
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areasshould not be used on relations
Documented values: 8
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Status: in use

A tag used to distinguish between the various type of historic castles - stately vs defensive etc.

How to use

Draw a line along the outline of a castle and tag it with historic=castle + castle_type=*.


Table Castle_type

Key Value Description Carto map icon Example
castle_type defensive Defensive castle. Fortified, defensible dwelling or military stronghold.
Fortress-14.svg
Rabeneck
castle_type palace A palace is a grand residence in a city, especially a royal residence or the home of a head of state or some other high-ranking dignitary, such as a bishop or archbishop.
Palace-14.svg
Schloss Charlottenburg
castle_type stately Stately home. Representative building without functional defenses. Sometimes rebuilt from former defensive structures.
Palace-14.svg
Schloss Oranienbaum
castle_type manor A manor house is a country house which was historically the capital residence or messuage within a manor, the basic unit of territorial organisation in the feudal system in Europe, in which dwelled the lord of the manor.
Manor-14.svg
Schloss Garzau
castle_type fortress Fortress. Heavily fortified structure with military use.
Fortress-14.svg
Festung Marienberg
castle_type castrum Roman fort.
Fortress-14.svg
Porta Praetoria (Nachbau)
castle_type shiro Shiro a Japanese castle. When "shiro" is used in a name, it is usually read as "jo". Pictured is Himeji-jo - Himeji Castle.
Fortress-14.svg
Himeji Castle
castle_type kremlin A kremlin is a major fortified central complex found in historic Russian cities.
Fortress-14.svg
Weliki Nowgorod
castle_type hillfort A hillfort is a type of earthworks used as a fortified refuge or defended settlement, located to exploit a rise in elevation for defensive advantage. Consider fortification_type=hill_fort instead.
Castle-14.svg
Viladonga hillfort
castle_type fortified_church Fortified church or monastery.
Castle-14.svg
Fortified monastery Manasija (Serbia)
castle_type user defined Any other type of a castle.
Castle-14.svg

This table is a wiki template with a default description in English. Editable here.


See also

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