Open Data Service, University of Southampton

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Buildings and Places

Open Org Places Document describing buildings, and other geospacial entities related to the University of Southampton. Data about completion dates and architects has not been formally verified and should not be treated as definitive.

Available Distributions

RDF (in XML)
RDF (in Turtle)

Applications Using This Dataset

Embeddable Map Widget
Amenity Map
Workstation Finder
Room Finder

Dataset Information

Type:Authoritative Dataset
Conforms to:4 Star Open Data
Publisher:University of Southampton
Corrections:None specified. Please contact Ash Smith with any issues.
Published:23rd February 2017
Example resource(s):EEE Building
New Zepler


The RDF representation of this dataset uses the following vocabularies.

spacerelSpatial Relations Ontology
sotonUniversity of Southampton Vocabulary
dctDCMI Metadata Terms
rdfThe RDF Concepts Vocabulary (RDF)
rdfsThe RDF Schema vocabulary (RDFS)
geoWGS84 Geo Positioning: an RDF vocabulary
skosSimple Knowledge Organization System (SKOS)
foafFriend of a Friend (FOAF) vocabulary
roomBuildings and Rooms Vocabulary
orgCore organization ontology


The RDF representation of this dataset uses the following classes.

Ex-University of Southampton Building
Item Hidden from Lists
A residential entity
Retired Identifier
University of Southampton Building
University Site
Formal Organization


While generating this dataset the following files were used.

sites.csvComma-separated text file (can be loaded in Excel)
buildings-estates.csvComma-separated text file (can be loaded in Excel)
buildings-points.csvComma-separated text file (can be loaded in Excel)
buildings-shapes.csvComma-separated text file (can be loaded in Excel)
buildings-extra.csvComma-separated text file (can be loaded in Excel)
buildings-energy.csvComma-separated text file (can be loaded in Excel)
buildings-overseas.csvComma-separated text file (can be loaded in Excel)
extras.xml.includeINCLUDE file
places.cfgCFG file
places.xslXSLT stylesheet
publish.json'Hedgehog' configuration file
uosplaces.xslXSLT stylesheet
grinder'Grinder' script
places.rdfRDF/XML file