"STEEPLE-MORDEN, a parish in the hundred of Armingford, county Cambridge, 5 miles north-west of Royston, its post town, and 16 from Cambridge. The village is situated on the river Cam. The living is a vicarage* in the diocese of Ely, value £200, in the patronage of New College, Oxford. The church is an ancient structure, containing two brasses of priests. The parochial charities produce about £15 per annum, realised from town lands."