OS MASTERMAP KEY EXPLAINED - COLOUR CODES AND SYMBOLS

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July 07, 2021

MasterMap Colour Key

The following table shows the RGB values for the area fills on a OS MasterMap colour view.

COLOUR HEADING TYPE R G B
undefined   Area Fills   Building 255 220 175
Screenshot 2021-07-08 at 17.18.20.png   Area Fills   Structure 255 215 195
Screenshot 2021-07-08 at 17.18.29.png   Area Fills   Glasshouse 255 204 153
Screenshot 2021-07-08 at 17.17.45.png   Area Fills   Heritage 255 220 175
Screenshot 2021-07-08 at 17.19.49.png   Area Fills   Manmade Surface 210 210 170
Screenshot 2021-07-08 at 17.20.34.png   Area Fills   Multiple Surface (e.g., paved and natural environment) 255 255 204
Screenshot 2021-07-08 at 17.20.41.png   Area Fills   Natural Environment 220 255 190
Screenshot 2021-07-08 at 17.20.44.png   Area Fills   Natural Environment 204 255 204
Screenshot 2021-07-08 at 17.20.49.png   Area Fills   Path 204 204 204
Screenshot 2021-07-08 at 17.22.18.png   Area Fills   Step 210 210 170
Screenshot 2021-07-08 at 17.22.23.png   Area Fills   Road 215 215 215
Screenshot 2021-07-08 at 17.22.27.png   Area Fills   Rail 204 204 204
Screenshot 2021-07-08 at 17.22.32.png   Area Fills   Water - Inland Water 190 255 255
Screenshot 2021-07-08 at 17.22.37.png   Area Fills   Water - Foreshore 204 255 255
Screenshot 2021-07-08 at 17.24.04.png   Area Fills   Water - Tidal 190 255 255
Screenshot 2021-07-08 at 17.24.07.png   Area Fills   Unknown Fill (Traffic Islands, etc.) 210 210 170
Screenshot 2021-07-08 at 17.24.12.png   Area Fills   Unclassified Fill (e.g. under development at time of capture) 255 255 255
Screenshot 2021-07-08 at 17.24.17.png   Area Fills   Agricultural Land 186 212 167
Screenshot 2021-07-08 at 17.24.21.png   Area Fills   Constructed Water 152 204 217
Screenshot 2021-07-08 at 17.24.25.png   Area Fills   Sloping Masonry 183 184 138
Screenshot 2021-07-08 at 17.24.29.png   Area Fills   Mud 245 240 225

Symbols Key

Shared symbol geometry of Mastermap

Screenshot 2021-07-08 at 17.36.25.png   Boulder Screenshot 2021-07-08 at 17.37.40.png Culvert Screenshot 2021-07-08 at 17.39.02.png Marsh
Screenshot 2021-07-08 at 17.36.19.png   Non-Coniferous Tree Screenshot 2021-07-08 at 17.38.53.png Manmade Landform Screenshot 2021-07-08 at 17.39.43.png Scree
Screenshot 2021-07-08 at 17.36.41.png   Circle Screenshot 2021-07-08 at 17.38.45.png Heath undefined Rough Grass
Screenshot 2021-07-08 at 17.36.47.png   Circle Fill Screenshot 2021-07-08 at 17.38.38.png Coppice Screenshot 2021-07-08 at 17.39.29.png Rock Fill
Screenshot 2021-07-08 at 17.36.54.png   Coniferous Tree Screenshot 2021-07-08 at 17.37.50.png Heritage Site Screenshot 2021-07-08 at 17.39.22.png Orchard
Screenshot 2021-07-08 at 17.37.10.png   Bench Mark Screenshot 2021-07-08 at 17.38.23.png Water Point Screenshot 2021-07-08 at 17.39.15.png Natural Landform
Screenshot 2021-07-08 at 17.37.17.png Air Height Screenshot 2021-07-08 at 17.38.17.png Triangulation Station undefined Multi Vegetation
Screenshot 2021-07-08 at 17.37.23.png Boundary Mereing Screenshot 2021-07-08 at 17.38.08.png Spot Height undefined Point
Screenshot 2021-07-08 at 17.37.29.png Boundary Post Screenshot 2021-07-08 at 17.38.31.png Bush undefined Cross
Screenshot 2021-07-08 at 17.37.35.png Flow Arrow Screenshot 2021-07-08 at 17.38.01.png Road Flow undefined Landform Disused

Line styles

STYLE TYPE
Screenshot 2021-07-08 at 19.43.21.png   Default
Screenshot 2021-07-09 at 10.40.37.png   Default Dashed
Screenshot 2021-07-08 at 19.43.36.png   Building
Screenshot 2021-07-09 at 10.40.30.png   Building Overhead
Screenshot 2021-07-08 at 19.43.51.png   Water Bold
Screenshot 2021-07-08 at 19.44.02.png   Water Dashed
Screenshot 2021-07-09 at 10.40.23.png   Water
Screenshot 2021-07-08 at 19.44.19.png   Underground
Screenshot 2021-07-08 at 19.44.25.png   Structure Overhead
Screenshot 2021-07-08 at 19.57.58.png   Landform
Screenshot 2021-07-08 at 19.58.27.png   Standard-gauge rail
undefined   Parish
Screenshot 2021-07-08 at 19.58.37.png   Electoral
Screenshot 2021-07-08 at 19.58.45.png   County
Screenshot 2021-07-08 at 19.58.50.png   Parliamentary
Screenshot 2021-07-08 at 19.58.56.png   District
Screenshot 2021-07-08 at 19.59.05.png   Closing
Screenshot 2021-07-09 at 10.39.58.png   Motorway
Screenshot 2021-07-09 at 10.39.53.png   Primary Route
Screenshot 2021-07-09 at 10.39.43.png   A Road
Screenshot 2021-07-08 at 22.58.48.png   B Road
Screenshot 2021-07-08 at 22.59.03.png   Minor Road
Screenshot 2021-07-08 at 22.59.21.png   Local Street
Screenshot 2021-07-08 at 22.59.39.png   Private Road Public Access
undefined   Private Road Restricted Access
Screenshot 2021-07-09 at 10.39.15.png   Pedestrianised Street
Screenshot 2021-07-08 at 23.00.09.png   Alley
Screenshot 2021-07-08 at 23.00.19.png   Ferry
Screenshot 2021-07-08 at 23.00.41.png   Carriageway
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