Key:wall

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Public-images-osm logo.svg wall
Description
Type of wall Edit this description in the wiki page. Edit this description in the data item.
Group: barriers
Used on these elements
should not be used on nodesmay be used on waysmay be used on areas (and multipolygon relations)should not be used on relations (except multipolygon relations)
Documented values: 11
Requires
Status: de facto

The tag wall=* provides more detailed information about the wall.

Values

The value should indicate the principle feature of the wall, which might be the type, purpose, or building material of the wall, as follows:

Key Value Description Tag Usage[1] Photo

Wall purpose

wall noise_barrier  Noise barrier - a wall which protects against noise on one of its sides Ekran akustyczny.jpg
wall jersey_barrier  Jersey barrier. There's also the much more common (as of 2019-02) barrier=jersey_barrier. Road block.jpg
wall seawall  Seawall - a wall built to protect land along the coast from erosion and flooding from the sea Seawallventnor.jpg
wall flood_wall  Flood wall - a wall built to protect land from flooding along a river or lake Flood wall towers over the riverside path - geograph.org.uk - 1594070.jpg
wall castle_wall  Castle curtain wall - also see barrier=city_wall Valmiera castle wall.jpg

Construction material / method - also see material=*

wall dry_stone A  dry stone wall is constructed from stones without mortar to bind them together. Dry stone wall in the yorkshire dales detail.jpg
wall stone  stone wall - a wall constructed from stones. See also material=stone and wall=stone_wall Stone wall.jpg
wall brick  brick - a wall constructed from bricks. See also material=brick Brick wall close-up view.jpg
wall concrete Concrete wall, constructed from concrete poured in place, or as  precast concrete wall panels. See also material=concrete Concrete wall in Kyoto (Unsplash).jpg
wall concrete_block  Concrete block wall, constructed from cement concrete blocks and mortar - also see wall=cement_block Concrete block wall 02.jpg
wall flint  Flint cobbled wall, may have brick courses and copings. Merton priory flint wall remains.jpg
wall gabion  Gabion wall made from cages or boxes filled with stones, concrete, or sometimes sand and soil. Berlin schoeneberg suedgelaende 08.08.2012 12-41-21.jpg
wall pise  Rammed earth wall made from compacted soil, chalk or clay. Paderne Morrish Castle 26 Nov 2007 (6).JPG

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  1. Does not include uses in semi-colon value separated lists