Tag:tower:type=bell_tower

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Public-images-osm logo.svg tower:type = bell_tower
Bell tower. View from north.jpg
Description
Bell tower or church tower Edit or translate this description.
Rendering in openstreetmap-carto
Tower bell tower.svg
Group: Man made
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areasshould not be used on relations
Requires
Useful combination
Wikidata
Status: in use

Prominent (higly visible) church tower or bell tower.

How to map

Place a node node or draw an area area of the tower's outline and tag it with man_made=tower and tower:type=bell_tower.
In case of free standing bell tower add the tag building=yes.

We do not individually tag an undistinguished extensions for bells on churches, other buildings or chapels.
You can add the tag for bell amenity=bell in this case.

Tags to use in combination

Additional tags for free standing bell towers

  • bell_tower=campanile - free standing bell tower derived from Italian campana - bell)
  • bell_tower=klockstapel - free standing wooden belfry (in Northern Europe)
  • bell_tower=bell_gable - flat belfry (Spanish Espadaña)

Similar tags

If you know places with this tag, verify if it could be tagged with another tag.
Automated edits are strongly discouraged unless you really know what you are doing!
If you know places with this tag, verify if it could be tagged with another tag.
Automated edits are strongly discouraged unless you really know what you are doing!

See also

Proposed_features amenity=bell - bell tagging proposal