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|A classification of the castle|
|Used on these elements|
|Documented values: 9|
|Status: in use|
|Tools for this tag|
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=*.
|Key||Value||Description||Carto map icon||Example|
|castle_type||defensive||Defensive castle. Fortified, defensible dwelling or military stronghold.|
|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.|
|castle_type||stately||Stately home. Representative building without functional defenses. Sometimes rebuilt from former defensive structures.|
|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.|
|castle_type||fortress||Fortress. Heavily fortified structure with military use.|
|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.|
|castle_type||kremlin||A kremlin is a major fortified central complex found in historic Russian cities.|
|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_type||fortified_church||Fortified church or monastery.|
|castle_type||citadel||The fortified centre of a city|
|castle_type||user defined||Any other type of a castle.|
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