Transcript of the description for Up Cerne from Kelly's Directory of Dorset, 1889

Up Cerne is a parish and village, 1 mile north from Cerne Abbas, 4½ miles east from Evershot station on the Wilts, Somerset and Weymouth railway, and about 9½ north from Dorchester, in the Western division of the county, hundred of Sherborne, petty sessional division and union of Cerne, county court district of Dorchester, rural deanery of Whitchurch Cerne portion, archdeaconry of Dorset and diocese of Salisbury; the river Cerne takes its rise at this place.