Symbols on architectural drawings
This article catalogues some of the more commonly used symbols on architectural drawings.
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|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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