Boundaries - OS 25K map symbols
This is one of a series of articles which give photographs of features on the ground which have standard symbols on Ordnance Survey 1:25,000 maps, and also show the symbol. See OS 25K map symbols for introduction to the series, and links to other articles in it. Ordnance Survey have told us that although the symbols are copyright they allow them to be copied without charge or specific licence.
Click on a photo thumbnail to see a page with a larger photo, and other photo details. The photo page also has a section of the 1:50,000 Ordnance Survey map; click on that map to see an Ordnance Survey Get-a-map section of 1:25,000 scale map.
Most of the boundaries for which there are symbols do not have a physical representation on the ground. In this article some photos are of road signs indicating a boundary, some are of the place where the boundary line runs.
On the 1:25,000 scale maps, physical boundaries such as fences, walls and hedges are shown where possible.
Boundaries around access land are shown on Rights of way and access symbols article.
|National boundary||Map link|
|County boundary||Map link|
|Unitary authority boundary (next three use same symbol)||Map link|
|Metropolitan District boundary||Map link|
|London Borough boundary||Map link|
|District boundary||Map link|
|Civil parish boundary (England) - next has same symbol||Map link|
|Community boundary (Wales)||Map link|
|National Park boundary||Map link|
Map symbol images are Crown Copyright.