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A manor house: a country castle-like building inhabited by landlords or minor nobility Edit or translate this description.
Rendering in openstreetmap-carto
Group: Historic
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Status: in use


A  manor house is a country castle-like building inhabited by landowners or landlords of minor nobility. In contrast to the castle, no royal family lived here. The name can contain the German word Schloss, which means château.

How to map

Set a node at the center of the building or draw an area along its outline.

Add the tags historic=castle and castle_type=manor.

Common combinations

  • name=* - name of the manor house
  • start_date=* - year when it was built
  • ruins=yes - is it in ruins?

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