Strand Millas and Rock Spring

Strand Millas and Rock Spring is a historic home located near Montchanin, New Castle County, Delaware. The name "Strand Millas" is derived from an industrial town near Belfast, Ireland.[2] The Strand Millas house was built in 1701, and is a 2+12 story, quarried stone dwelling. It was expanded with one room on each floor during the 1760s. Strand Millas was the home of du Pont heiress Louisa d'Andelot Carpenter after her marriage in 1929.

Strand Millas and Rock Spring
Miller's house
Strand Millas and Rock Spring is located in Delaware
Strand Millas and Rock Spring
Strand Millas and Rock Spring is located in the United States
Strand Millas and Rock Spring
Location204 & 411 Rockland Rd., near Montchanin, Delaware
Coordinates39°47′32″N 75°35′02″W / 39.79222°N 75.58389°W / 39.79222; -75.58389Coordinates: 39°47′32″N 75°35′02″W / 39.79222°N 75.58389°W / 39.79222; -75.58389
Area12.8 acres (5.2 ha)
Built1701 (1701)
Built byGregg, John
Architectural styleColonial, William Penn Style
NRHP reference No.73000520[1]
Added to NRHPJuly 16, 1973

Across from the main house is the Rock Spring springhouse. Adjacent to the spring is a dwelling said by some to have been built in the 1680s, but it was extensively remodeled during the 19th century.

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1973.[1]



  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ Joan Norton and Edward Heite (March 1973). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Strand Millas and Rock Spring". National Park Service and accompanying four photos. Retrieved 2013-03-16. External link in |publisher= (help)