Bolton, J., Carey, T., Goodbody, R. & Clabby, G. (2012) Martello Towers of Dublin. Dublin. Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council and Fingal County Council.
Bolton, J. (2012) Exploring the Maritime Archaeology of Ireland. Dublin. Available here
Bolton, J. (2009) A Directory of Archaeological Sources for County Kildare. Naas. Kildare Council Council. Available here
Bolton, J. (2008) Discovering Historic Fingal: A Guide to the Study of Monuments, Historic Structures and Landscapes. Swords. Fingal County Council. Available here
Bolton, J. (2008) Antiquities of the Ring of Kerry. Dublin. Wordwell Available here
Pavia, S. & Bolton, J. (2001) Stone Monuments Decay Study 2000: Assessment of the degree of erosion and degradation of stone monuments in the Republic of Ireland. Kilkenny. The Heritage Council.
Pavia, S. & Bolton, J. (2000) Stone Brick and Mortar: Historical Use, Decay and Conservation of Building Materials in Ireland. Bray. WorPublicationsBooks 780dwell.

Chapters in Books

Bolton, J. (2007) “Submerged Ruins” in Ashurst, J. [ed] Conservation of Ruins. Butterworth Conservation Series. Oxford. Elsevier. Pp. 212-234.


Bolton, J. (2017) “Practical Intangibility: The Fort, the King, the Saint and the Islands”, in IMaTTe 2017 – Intangibility Matters: International conference on the values of tangible heritage, LNEC, Lisbon, Portugal.

Bolton, J. (2016) “Granite and marine salt weathering anomalies from submerged, inter-tidal and coastal archaeological monuments in Ireland”, in Hughes, J. & Howind, T. (eds) Science and Art: a future for stone: Proceedings of the 13th International Congress on the Deterioration and Conservation of Stone, Paisley, University of the West of Scotland, Pp.33-40

Bolton, J. (2016) “Bartra Martello tower, Dublin, Ireland: a case-study in the use of nano-lime technology”, Journal of the Buildings Lime Forum, Volume 23, 2016, Pp.39-45

Bolton, J. (2016) “Carrickmines Castle: a modern perspective on medieval fortifications”, in Stanley, M. (ed.) Above and Below – the archaeology of roads and light rail. TII Heritage 3. Dublin. Transport Infrastructure Ireland. Pp.109-116.

Bolton, J. (2015) “Dalkey Islands, Ireland: ensuring the protection of fortifications in a diverse cultural landscape”, in Garcia, J. & Marquina, E. (eds) Proceedings of the International Conference on Fortified Heritage: Management and Sustainable Development, Pamplona 15-17 October 2014. Pamplona City Council. Pp.733-745
Bolton, J. (2014) “The Cistercians at Rothe House”, Old Kilkenny Review, Vol.66, Pp.36-41
Altunes, A., Coroado, J., Sequeira, M.C., Bolton, J. & Rocha, F.  (2013) “Characterization of lime mortars from an 18th Century River Tagus Quay (Lisbon, Portugal), International Journal of Conservation Science, Volume 4, Pp.515-524
Bolton, J. (2012) “Ever decreasing circles: the implications of climate change for the deterioration of coastal archaeological monuments”. In IKUWA 3: Beyond Boundaries. Proceedings of the 3rd International Congress on Underwater Archaeology, University College London, 10-12 July 2008. Frankfurt. Roman-Germanic Commission of the German Archaeological Institute.  Pp.143-150
Bolton, J. (2010) “Carved stone in Romanesque Ireland: use, decay and conservation”, 7th International Conference on Science and Technology in Archaeology and Conservation Workshop on Documentation and Conservation of Stone deterioration in Heritage Places Petra, Jordan, December 7 to 12, 2010.
Bolton, J. (2010) “Some Irish Funerary customs recorded”, A Grand Gallimaufry collected in honour of Nick Maxwell. Dublin. Wordwell. Pp. 196-199
Bolton, J. (2010) “Irish Medieval Mortars: Implications for the formulation of new replacement mortars”, 2nd Historic Mortars Conference & RILEM TC 203-RHM Repair Mortars for Historic Buildings, Prague, 22-24 September 2010. Czech Republic. Institute of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics & RILEM. Pp.19-28