Work to save Abergeldie Castle after it was almost washed into the River Dee. Pictures by Kenny Elrick and Kami Thomson

VIDEO: Time lapse footage shows heroic effort that saved Abergeldie Castle from floods

The Prince of Wales (1865 - 1936, later King George V) and family at at Abergeldie Castle, Aberdeenshire, 1906.

Prince George and Princess Mary (later King George V and Queen Mary) with their six children in Princess Mary, Prince John, Prince Henry, Prince George, Prince Edward and Prince Albert.

Queen Elizabeth II with Princess Anne, Prince Charles and their nurse, Helen Lightbody, at a stall during a Sale of Work event in Abergeldie Castle, near Balmoral Castle in Aberdeenshire. They are raising funds for the building of a new vestry at Craithie Church.

The estate provides plenty of food for the royal table. From salmon in the River Dee to prized Highland cattle.

Abergeldie Castle, close to Balmoral in Scotland,

Queen's neighbours at historic Scottish castle forced to flee floods

John Gordon, the Baron of Abergeldie, left his Aberdeenshire tower house after the River Dee swept away around of land to its rear, leaving only between his back door and the raging waters

VIDEO: Time lapse footage shows heroic effort that saved Abergeldie Castle from floods

Work to save Abergeldie Castle after it was almost washed into the River Dee. Pictures by Kenny Elrick and Kami Thomson

John Seton Howard Gordon the owner of Abergeldie Castle (centre with green jacket and flat cap) looks on at plans to save the building

John Seton Howard Gordon the owner of Abergeldie Castle (centre with green jacket and flat cap) looks on at plans to save the building

The historic castle, which is enclosed by Balmoral on three side, sits alongside the River...

Queen's neighbour at Balmoral flees home

Historic castle on brink of disaster as new storm sparks fresh flood fears

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This Video Of A Scottish Castle On The Brink Of Collapse Is Going Viral

This Dramatic Video Of A Scottish Castle On The Brink Of Collapse Is Going Viral…

Prince Arthur (son of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert) as a fairy prince, 1874 (National Portrait Gallery). Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

The four sons of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert: Prince Albert, later Edward VII, Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Arthur and Prince Leopold.

Abergeldie Castle, close to the Queen's Balmoral estate, is just one of the homes at risk after the River Dee swept away land

Historic castle teeters on brink of disaster after river sweeps away land

Abergeldie Castle is just one of the homes at risk after the River Dee swept away land, leaving the historic building feet from disaster

Queen's neighbours at historic Scottish castle forced to flee floods Laird of Abergeldie Castle, close to Balmoral, vacates ancestral home as swollen river sweeps away parts of estate

Queen's neighbours at historic Scottish castle forced to flee floods

2016 In danger: c Abergeldie Castle next to the rising waters of the river Dee

Sitting back: Lord Clanwilliams and his four daughters relax at Abergeldie Castle near Crathie, Aberdeenshire, in 1901

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Sitting back: Lord Clanwilliams and his four daughters relax at Abergeldie Castle near Crathie, Aberdeenshire, in 1901

As the floods raged across the north-east, one of the area’s biggest concerns surrounded the future of Abergeldie Castle, with fears that the  rising River Dee could wash away the building which has stood strong since the 16th century. The Queen’s neighbour at Balmoral, John Gordon, had to flee the castle as the raging River... Read Full Story

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