The British hut currently standing at Stonington, is a steel-framed hut and the first two-storey building to be erected by the British Antarctic Survey. It marked the beginning of modern construction techniques. As well as the main building the station also comprises of a number of other structures: the generator shed, pup pens, emergency store, radio mast, water tank and the collapsed anemometer tower. The buildings remain in relatively good condition but only a few of the original artefacts remain on site.
British Base E, Stonington Island, was designated HSM No. 64 in 1995 and has been under our management since 2014.
Read more information about Stonington on the British Antarctic Survey Archives website