In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Platt like this:
PLATT, a chapelry in Wrotham parish, Kent; 5 miles N E of Sevenoaks r. station. It was constituted in 1846, and its post town is Sevenoaks. Pop., 1,023. Houses, 202. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Canterbury. . Value, £400.* Patron, the Archbishop of Canterbury. . The church was built in 1845, and is a handsomeedifice. Schools also were built in 1845.
Platt is now part of Tonbridge and Malling district. Click here for graphs and data of how Tonbridge and Malling has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Platt itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Platt, in Tonbridge and Malling and Kent | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 28th March 2017
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