Tag:historic=wayside_cross

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Description
A historical cross, symbol of christian faith. Edit or translate this description.
Rendering in openstreetmap-carto
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Group: Historic
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysshould not be used on areasshould not be used on relations
Useful combination
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Wikidata
Status: de factoPage for proposal

Definition

A wayside cross is a (mostly) historical (usually christian) cross. Frequently found along the way in most Europe: Germany, Austria, France, Italy, Poland, Ukraine and other predominantly catholic and orthodox cristian countries.

Use man_made=cross for a cross with no historical or religious relationship.

Tag with a node Mf node.png.

Tag history

historic=wayside_shrine, historic=wayside_cross were intended for tagging old shrines and old crosses. But introducing them was done without proposing a tagging scheme for modern crosses and modern shrines. As result tags changed meaning and are used for any shrine and any cross. Including ones that are neither historic nor wayside.

In case of crosses man_made=cross is available as a viable alternative for modern constructions.

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