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Sett paving, formed from natural stones cut to a regular shape. Edit or translate this description.
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Status: de facto


Sett paving, formed from natural stones cut to a regular shape (contrast with surface=unhewn_cobblestone). The stones do not cover the surface completely, unlike surface=paving_stones.

Note that due to confusion and conflicting popular terms and specialized terms, this tags are relatively often used incorrectly.

See also

Key Value Comment Photo
surface cobblestone Generic value for cobblestone in the colloquial sense. It's better to use a more precise value such as sett or unhewn_cobblestone Granite Setts.jpgAncient road surface.jpg
surface unhewn_cobblestone Raw cobblestone of natural, uncut, rounded stones. Unlike pebblestone firmly connected to the ground. Ancient road surface.jpg
surface paving_stones Paving stones have relatively smooth surface. The surface is paved with artificial blocks (block pavers, bricks) or natural stones (flagstones), with a flat top. The gaps between individual paving stones are very narrow, either because the stones have a perfectly regular shape (rectangular, or any surface-filling shape) or because they have been carefully selected, fitted and placed in order to form an even, closed surface. Mix of paving stones IMG 20200910 163455.jpgDscf1620-800.jpg

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