Last edited 30 Aug 2020

Symbols on architectural drawings

This article catalogues some of the more commonly used symbols on architectural drawings and designs.

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Single switched wall socket.jpg Single switched wall socket
Double switched wall socket.jpg Double switched wall socket
Double switched wall socket above worktop level.jpg Double switched wall socket above worktop level
Single switched fused spur.jpg Single switched fused spur
TV aerial.jpg TV aerial
1 gang light switch.jpg 1 gang light switch
2 gang light switch.jpg 2 gang light switch
2 gang 2 way light switch.jpg 2 gang 2 way light switch
Dimmer switch symbol.jpg Dimmer switch
Pendant light.jpg Pendant light
Recessed downlight.jpg Recessed downlight
Adjustable recessed spotlight symbol.png Adjustable recessed spotlight
Recessed spotlight symbol.png Recessed spotlight
Wall light symbol.jpg Wall light
Telephone point.jpg Telephone point
Consumer unit.jpg Consumer unit
Shaver socket.jpg Shaver socket
Ethernet socket.jpg Ethernet socket
Thermostat.jpg Thermostat
Lamp 3.jpg Lamp
Passive vent symbol.png Passive vent
Mechanical fan vent symbol.png Mechanical fan vent
Radiator symbol 290.png Radiator
Towel rail symbol.png Towel rail
Wash basin symbol.png Wash basin
Sink symbol.png Sink
Bath symbol.png Bath
Shower symbol.png Shower tray
Wc symbol.png wc
Rainwater outlet symbol.png Rainwater outlet
Soil vent pipe.png Soil vent pipe
Boiler flue symbol.png Boiler flue
Blockwork symbol.png Blockwork
Brick symbol.jpg Brick
Stonework symbol.png Stonework
Concrete symbol.jpg Concrete
Hatchinghardcore.jpg Hardcore
Hatchingsand.jpg Sand
Hatchingstones.jpg Stone
Hatchingrubble.jpg Rubble
Insulation symbol.jpg Insulation
Sawn timber symbol.png Sawn timber
Hatchinghardwood.jpg Hardwood
Plywood symbol.png Plywood
Window symbol.jpg Window (plan)
Window opening.jpg Window (elevation) showing direction of opening - point of triangle indicates hinged side
Door symbol.jpg Door (plan)
North point.jpg North point
Existing tree symbol.png Existing tree
Existing tree to be removed.png Existing tree to be removed
Proposed tree symbol.png Proposed tree
Incline.jpg Incline (steps, stairs or ramp) with arrow head at the higher side
Stairway symbol.png Stairway with arrow head at the higher side

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