Rocky Mills

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Rocky Mills
Rocky Mills Mansion VA.jpeg
Rocky Mills is located in Virginia
Rocky Mills
Nearest city 211 Ross Road
Richmond, Virginia
Coordinates 37°33′56″N 77°33′14″W / 37.56556°N 77.55389°W / 37.56556; -77.55389Coordinates: 37°33′56″N 77°33′14″W / 37.56556°N 77.55389°W / 37.56556; -77.55389
Area 7.8 acres (3.2 ha)
Built c. 1750
Relocated 1928
Architect H. Louis Duhring, Jr.
Architectural style Georgian
Colonial Revival
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 02000513[1]
VLR # 043-0005
Significant dates
Added to NRHP May 13, 2002
Designated VLR December 5, 2001[2]

Rocky Mills, built c. 1750, was a Georgian mansion in Hanover County, Virginia. Disassembled and relocated about 21 miles to Henrico County, Virginia in 1928, it was reassembled and expanded by architect H. Louis Duhring, Jr.

The woodwork and paneling of its rooms is particularly fine.

Now renamed "Fairfield," the property, including four contributing buildings, was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2002.[1][3]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 5 June 2013. 
  3. ^ Calder Loth and John G. Zehmer (September 2001). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Rocky Mills / Fairfield". Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission. Retrieved 2010-05-08.  and Accompanying photo at Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission, undated

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