Pantiles are defined by dictionaries as roofing tiles, S-shaped in section. It seems that the use of pantiles for paving in Tunbridge Wells is unusual if not unique.
Most of the Pantiles is listed: mostly built early to mid 19th century. No.7 is c.1660; 39-41 was formerly the Gloster Tavern; The Corn Exchange and Royal Victoria Hotel are both early 19th century.
Food, Glorious Food at Weekend Festival of Treats ; Thousands Packed the Pantiles to Trysome of the Best Locally Produced Fayre
May 24, 2013; THE Pantiles had the chance to show off its sparkling best in the sunshine when thousands descended for its food...