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I spotted this, looking at / for Bordesley Abbey ruins:


The information in that area is being obscured for some reason, as if something is displaying on top of the other items. A search for "Bordesley Abbey" will find the shape, and display it, but otherwise, it cannot be seen.

asked 30 Jan '21, 23:50

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Jim Killock
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Of the tags on https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/231032471 , which ones are you expecting to appear at zoom level 15 on that map style? My guess is that none of them will be.

If you search https://github.com/gravitystorm/openstreetmap-carto/ for "ruins" you'll get 28 issue references such as https://github.com/gravitystorm/openstreetmap-carto/issues/331 , and no code.

The reason seems to be a discussion about how and why the tag is used.

Other maps will of course render this, so you can of course just use one of those.

(31 Jan '21, 00:56) SomeoneElse ♦

Hi @SomeoneElse, the whole of the map area is not rendering, such as building outlines, footpaths, etc, at any zoom level, not merely names. I can't insert graphics here, so I will add an answer to show you what I mean.

(31 Jan '21, 12:15) Jim Killock

Sorry, I answered too quickly. I'll look through the Github discussions and then see what the alternatives are.

(31 Jan '21, 12:25) Jim Killock

It's also perhaps worth mentioning that the Abbey isn't currently mapped in a very detailed way. Compare with e.g. https://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=17/54.25736/-1.11854 .

Other maps that will show things such as this include https://gk.historic.place/historische_objekte/l/en/index.html?zoom=17&lat=52.31668&lon=-1.9346&pid=HaHbHcSaHe and https://map.atownsend.org.uk/maps/map/map.html#zoom=17&lat=52.3165&lon=-1.93448 .

(31 Jan '21, 12:32) SomeoneElse ♦
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