A rather tipsy shot of the Royal Red Gate in the 1940's with the A444 road towards Fenny drayton on the left. At a time, of course, when you could stand in the middle of the Watling Street and take a photo like this.
Two photos taken at the same time, date unknown possibly the 1930's.
The Atherstone Hunt meet at the Red Gate Inn in the 30's. (Ruby Atkins Collection)