In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Upper Dicker like this:
DICKER (Upper), a village in Arlington parish, and a. chapelry in Arlington, Chiddingly, and Hellingly parishes, Sussex. The village stands near the river Cuckmere, 2½ miles NNE of Berwick r. station, and 3 W by N of Hailsham; and has a post office under Hurst Green, and a fair on Holy Thursday. The chapelry bears the name of Upper Dicker Common; and was constituted in 1845. Pop., 550. Houses, 108. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Chichester. Value, £125.* Patron, the Bishop of Chichester.
Additional information about this locality is available for Arlington
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Upper Dicker, in Wealden and Sussex | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 28th March 2017
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