Tag:historic=fort

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Fort George - geograph.org.uk - 1242152.jpg
Description
A military fort, a stand-alone defensive structure which differs from a castle in that there is no permanent residence Edit or translate this description.
Rendering in openstreetmap-carto
Historic-fort.svg
Group: Historic
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
Status: in use

Wikidata

The tag historic=fort is used to map a military fort: a stand-alone defensive structure which differs from a castle in that there is no permanent residence. There may have been temporary housing for the crew.

Distinct from historic=castle+castle_type=fortress as it is generally more modern.

How to map?

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

Add historic=fort tag.

Tags to use in combination

If the fort containing any amenity such as museum, restaurant or hotel, then add another object for these.

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