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A farmhouse is the main building of a farm Edit or translate this description.
Group: Buildings
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areasshould not be used on relations
Useful combination
See also
Status: de facto


A residential building on a farm -  farmhouse.

You can use as well just building=house, but in some countries farmhouse have distinct features and therefore this tag is preferred.

How to map

Draw as an area along the building outline. In cases where it is impossible one may set a node instead. Tag it with building=farm.

Tags to use in combination

Surrounding area

The surrounding area of the farm may be tagged with the appropriate landuse=* e.g. landuse=farmyard, landuse=residential. Tags for the other buildings are shown below.

See also

There are some other more specific tags for auxiliary farm buildings: