Transcript of the description for Up Cerne from Hunt & Co.'s Directory of Dorsetshire, Hampshire, & Wiltshire 1851
UPPER CERNE, or Upcerne, a village 1¼ miles N. from Cerne Abbas. The church is an ancient structure, and the living is a rectory. The parish comprises 1102 acres, and had, in 1841, 107 inhabitants. DIRECTORY White William, esq. Flower John, farmer. Whittle Abel, farmer.