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  • n. Plural form of pantile.


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  • Like the pantiles of North Yorkshire or the honey-coloured stone of Bath, they are not there by accident.

    The Riches Beneath Our Feet: How Mining Shaped Britain by Geoff Coyle

  • The house front, built of brick and stone, with no pretensions to symmetry, seemed to be bending beneath the weight of a worm-eaten roof covered with the curved pantiles in common use in the South of France.

    Two Poets

  • Outside the rain drifted in drapes and an east wind was gusting, causing unknown objects to clatter past in the road and leaving the doctor anxious for the health of the roof, whose pantiles could be heard scraping against each other as they lifted and settled and moved.

    Captain Corelli's Mandolin

  • The house was as handsome as its owner: a two-story mud brick-plastered house with polished wooden doors, window frames, and a roof of terracotta pantiles, all on a foundation of finely fitted stones.

    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine

  • She decided to escape downwards and moved tentatively lower on the pantiles a couple of steps, coming down on the street side rather than the internal Saepta enclosure.

    Two For The Lions

  • They are 1080 mm long so that 2 tiles can be laid on each support. 1 complete double support for pantiles weights 4,03 kg (not packed); 1 complete double support for ridges weights 4,8 kgs (not packed).

    Chapter 12

  • · Required size and shape of MCR tiles (smaller components are easier to produce and handle, and suitable for all sloped roofs; pantiles are less sensitive to inaccuracies than Roman tiles; semisheets are quicker to produce and install per unit area, but less suitable for complex roofs, as semi-sheets are more wasteful to cut than tiles).

    Chapter 3

  • There are 2 different types, one for pantiles and one for ridge tiles.

    Chapter 10

  • Mr. Garcia decides to produce a few green pantiles and try to sell them for a good price.

    Chapter 9

  • A few architects asked Mr. Garcia if he could offer green pantiles.

    Chapter 9


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