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Last edited 20 Mar 2019
Symbols on architectural drawings
This article catalogues some of the more commonly used symbols on architectural drawings and designs.
 Please help develop this article by adding to the list.
|Single switched wall socket|
|Double switched wall socket|
|Double switched wall socket above worktop level|
|Single switched fused spur|
|1 gang light switch|
|2 gang light switch|
|2 gang 2 way light switch|
|Window (elevation) showing direction of opening - point of triangle indicates hinged side|
|Incline (steps, stairs or ramp) with arrow head at the higher side|
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