Thieves' Moss is a boggy area of flat land and
which lies below the main plateau of
Formed by the scouring effect of a glacial ice sheet, it is claimed that Thieves' Moss was once used as an arena for the sale of stolen livestock by sheep and cattle rustlers (hence the name). Situated within an elevated natural amphitheatre beneath
the site is hidden from view from the valley below, and so this theory certainly sounds plausible.
Thieves' Moss is overlooked by
and the cliffs of
At the bottom end of Thieves' Moss is the
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