Local OS 25K map symbols
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This article has examples of symbols used only in particular areas. See extra symbols key
|North York Moors||Map link|
|Yorkshire Dales||Map link|
|Lake District||Map link|
|Pembrokeshire Coast||Map link Link position is by symbol, not by building|
|London River Services||Map link The symbol is at piers.|
|London Underground station||Map link|
|Glasgow Underground Station||Map link The symbol is just north of the motorway.|
|Windmill (open to the public)||Map link|
|Moorings (free)||Map link|
|Electric boat charging point||Map link Broads authority list of charging points and payment points|
Contact the trust for access information (map). It looks after all the uninhabited islands, many historical sites and most of the coastline - mainly for the Duchy of Cornwall.
|Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust Visitor Centre||The photo shows the Isles of Scilly Tourist Information Centre which has an "i" for information on the map, but we cannot find the special symbol for a wildlife trust visitor centre on the map.|
|Wildlife area always closed||Map link|
|Wildlife area always open||Map link|
|Wildlife area - limited opening||Map link These areas, mainly uninhabited islands, are closed from 15th April to 20th August), to prevent disturbance to seals and nesting birds.|
|Boundary of Wildlife Trust area||Map link The purple line symbol as used around Forestry Commission access land is not shown on the key with the Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust symbols, but is used there with a blue line at a boundary of Wildlife Trust land on an island.|
|Boundary between Wildlife Trust areas||Blue line not on key||Map link A blue line as shown in this map link is used between different types of access on an island.|
box just below SY8679 .
See MOD access information for Lulworth Ranges. As well as the symbols shown below there are letters A to H indicating beaches which are open to the public when range walks are open.
|Range walk starting point||Map link|
|Range walk||Map link|
|Roads open when range walks open||Map link|
|MOD access web address||The address in the symbol appears in the extra symbols key but that web page no longer exists. We haven't seen it on the Dorset area map, but it is on the Okehampton Ranges 25K map . For guidance see Public access to military areas .|
|Point of access to the foreshore||Map link|
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