Local geological guides have included:


·         Bone, D.A. 2010. The Stones of Boxgrove Priory. Limanda Publishing, Chichester.

·         Bone, D.A. 2009. Fossil hunting at Bracklesham & Selsey. Limanda Publishing, Chichester.

·         Bone, D. A. 1998 (and subsequent reprints). A Brief Guide to the Geology and Fossils of Bognor Regis. Bognor Regis Museum.

·         Bone, A. E. & Bone, D. A. 1985 (and subsequent reprints). Fossils from Bracklesham to Selsey. Chichester District Museum. Out of print.

·         Bone, D. 1985. Geology around Worthing. Worthing Museum & Art Gallery. Out of print.

·         Bone, D. A. 1980 (and subsequent reprints). Geology around Chichester. Chichester District Museum.


Publications elsewhere include:


·         Bone, D. 2011. Fossil collecting at Bracklesham, West Sussex. Deposits, Issue 26, pp. 4-7.

·         Bone, D.A. 2011. Edward Heron-Allen and the Geology of Selsey Bill. pp. 4-16 in McCann, T.J. & Whittaker, J.E. (eds.) Edward Heron-Allen, Archaeology and Local History. Opusculum XVI, Heron-Allen Society, Chichester.

·         Bone, D.A. 2009. Martin Venables and the Natural Science & Archaeology Society of Littlehampton, 1933-1938. pp. 79-71 in Brook, A. (ed.) What on Earth is under Sussex. Journal of West Sussex History No. 77, 2008-09. West Sussex Archives Society, Guildbourne Publishing, Worthing.

·         Bone, D. 2006. Building stone. In More Buildings facing the Palace at Fishbourne, Sussex Archaeological Collections, 144: 81-82.

·         Bone, D. 2006. The Geology and Formation of Chichester Harbour. pp. 79-85 in Chichester Harbour, a Reference Guide. Chichester Harbour Conservancy.

·         Bone, D. 2006. Sea, Swamp & Tundra: the Geology of Fishbourne. pp. 587-594 in The Fishbourne Book. Hand, M. (Ed.). The Fishbourne Book Group.

·         Bone, D.A. 2005. The Building Stones of the Cowdray Ruins, Midhurst. Report for consultants.

·         Allen, M. J., Bone, D. A., Matthews, C. & Scaife, R.G. 2004. Tree trunks, Bronze Age remains and an ancient channel exposed on the foreshore at Bognor Regis, West Sussex. Sussex Archaeological Collections, 142: 7-23.

·         Bone, A. E. & Bone, D. A. 2004. Lavant stone, a Roman and Medieval building stone in West Sussex. Sussex Archaeological Collections, 142: 63-78.

·         Bone, D. A. 2003. Building materials. In Facing the Palace: Excavations in front of the Roman Palace at Fishbourne (Sussex, UK) 1995-99, Sussex Archaeological Collections, 141: 91-93.

·         Bone, D. A. 2003. Edmond Martin Venables (1901-1990), amateur geologist and natural historian. Proceedings of the Geologists’ Association, 114: 139-150.

·         Bone, D. A. & Bone, A. E. 2000. Lavant Stone: a late Roman and medieval building stone from the Chalk (Upper Cretaceous of West Sussex). Proceedings of the Geologists’ Association, 111: 193-203.

·         Bone, D. A. 1999. A temporary exposure of the Thames Group (London Clay Formation and Harwich Formation) at Crossbush, near Arundel, West Sussex. Tertiary Research, 21: 29-33.

·         Bone, D. A. 1998. The London Clay Formation (Early Eocene) at Southleigh Landfill Site, near Emsworth, Hampshire (with a note on Lidsey Landfill Site, near Bognor Regis, West Sussex). Tertiary Research, 19: 91-199.

·         Bone, D. A. & Tracey, S. 1996. Aerial photography and geological mapping of Bracklesham Bay, West Sussex. Tertiary Research, 16: 25-40.

·         Bone, D. A. 1992. Edmond Martin Venables, 1901-1990: a Sussex geologist. Tertiary Research, 13: 49-58.

·         Bone, D. A. 1992. Extracts from the notebooks of E. M. Venables. Tertiary Research, 13: 59-66.

·         Bone, D. A. 1992. Fossils from the Tilehurst Member (“London Clay Basement Bed”), near Havant, Hants. Tertiary Research, 13: 67-70.

·         Bone, D. A. 1992. Temporary exposures in the London Clay around Bognor Regis and Chichester, West Sussex. Tertiary Research, 13: 103-112.

·         Bone, D. A. & King, C. 1992. The London Clay of Earldoms Clay Pit, Whiteparish, Wiltshire. Tertiary Research, 13: 125-130.

·         Bone, D. A. Rolfe, W. D. I. & Jolley, D. 1992. Charles Lyell’s Turritella Table and its geological provenance. Tertiary Research, 13: 131-140.

·         Bone, D. A., Todd, J. A. & Tracey, S. 1991. Fossils from the Bracklesham Group exposed in the M27 Motorway excavations, Southampton, Hampshire. Tertiary Research, 12: 131-137.

·         Bone, D. A. 1989. Temporary exposures in the Lower Palaeogene of the eastern Hampshire Basin (Chichester to Havant). Proceedings of the Geologists’ Association, 100: 147-159.

·         Cordiner, R. J. & Bone, D. A. 1986. Exposures of the Barton Beds along the Highland Water in the New Forest, Hants. Tertiary Research, 7: 133-137.

·         Bone, D. A. 1986. The Stratigraphy of the Reading Beds (Palaeocene), at Felpham, West Sussex. Tertiary Research, 8: 17-32.

·         Bone, D. A. 1985. The London Clay and associated deposits exposed in Chichester Harbour (West Sussex). Tertiary Research, 7: 13-21.

·         Bone, D.A. 1979. Report of Field Meeting to Clapham Common, West Sussex. 16.X.1977. Tertiary Research,  2: 59-60.

·         Bone, D. A. 1978. New horizons in the London Clay of Bognor Regis, Sussex. Tertiary Research, 2: 9-16.

·         Bone, D.A. 1976. The Tertiary deposits at Newhaven, Sussex. Tertiary Research, 1: 47-50.


In addition, you will find me writing on a regular basis for Outcrop, the newsletter of the West Sussex Geological Society and occasional field trip reports in the magazine of the Geologists’ Association and the publications of various other organisations.