In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Up Cerne like this:
CERNE (Upper), a parish in Dorchester district, Dorset; on the river Cerne, 1½ mile N by W of Cerne-Abbas, and 4 E by S of Evershot r. station. Post Town, Cerne, under Dorchester. Acres, 1,103. Real property, with Cerne-Abbas, £6,389. Pop., 75. Houses, 13. The property is all in one estate. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £152.* Patron, J. White, Esq. The church was reported in 1859 as very bad.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Up Cerne in West Dorset | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 28th March 2017
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