Foreman, S., Hiller, J. & Petts, D. (2002). The Archaeology of a Middle Thames Landscape. Volume 3: Anglo-Saxon to post-medieval. Oxford: Oxford Archaeology.
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Petts, D. (2018). Materializing Morris Dancing. In The Histories of the Morris in Britain. Papers from a conference held at Cecil Sharp House, London, 25 - 26 March 2017, organized in partnership by Historical Dance Society with English Folk Dance and Song Society and The Morris Ring, The Morris Federation and Open Morris. Heaney, M. English Folk Dance and Song Society & Historical Dance Society. 331-362.
Semple, S., Buchanan, B., Harrington, S., Oliver, D. & Petts, D. (2017). Power at the Edge: Yeavering, Northumberland, England. In Life on the Edge: Social, Religious and Political Frontiers in Early Medieval Europe. Semple, S., Orsini, S. & Mui, S. Braunschweigisches Landesmuseum with the Internationales Sachsensymposion. 6: 91-112.
David Petts (2016). Christianity in Roman Britain. In Oxford Handbook of Roman Britain. Millett, M., Revell, L. & Moore, A. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 660-81.
Petts, D. (2014). Christianity and cross-channel connectivity in late and sub-Roman Britain. In AD410: The History and Archaeology of Late and Post-Roman Britain. Haarer, F., Collins, R., Fitzpatrick-Matthews, K., Moorhead, S., Petts, D. & Walton, P. Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies. 73-88.
Petts, D. (2013). Late Roman to early medieval settlement at Ingleby Barwick: discussion. In A Roman Villa at the Edge of Empire: Excavations at Ingleb Barwick, Stockton-on-Tees, 2003-04. Council for British Archaeology. 195-200.
Petts, D & Turner, S (2012). Introduction: Northumbrian Communities. In Early medieval Northumbria: Kingdoms and Communities AD450-1100. Petts, D & Turner, S Brepols. 1-14.
Petts, D. (2012). Place-names and archaeology on a border: churches in Ergyng. In Sense of Place in Anglo-Saxon England. Jones, R. & Semple, S. Shaun Tyas. 130-146.
Hewitt, Richard, Brightman, James, Mason, David, Petts, David, Radford, Sally, Vyner, Blaise & Waddington, Clive (2011). . In An Archaeological Assessment of County Durham: The Aggregate Producing Areas. Durham County Council; Archaeological Research Services.
Petts, D. (2006). Landscapes of Memory in the Colonial City: Building History in Imperial India. In Cities in the World: 1500–2000. Green, A. & Leech, R. Leeds: Maney. 195-212.
Petts, D. (2006). The Roman lead tank from Perry Oaks. In Landscape Evolution in the Middle Thames Valley: Heathrow Terminal 5 Excavations Volume 1, Perry Oaks. Framework Archaeology Oxford: Framework Archaeology. 227-230.
Petts,D. (2004). Early Medieval or Late Antique?: Burial in Western Britain AD410 to 600. In Debating Late Antiquity AD300–700: Proceedings of the York Conference. Collins, R. & Gerrard, J. Oxford: Archaeopress. 77-87.
Petts, D. (2003). Memories in stone: changing strategies and contexts of remembrance in early medieval Wales. In Archaeologies of Remembrance: death and memory in past societies. Williams, H. New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum. 193-214.
Petts, D. (2002). Cemeteries and boundaries in western Britain. In Burial in early medieval England and Wales. Lucy, S. & Reynolds, A. Leeds: Society for Medieval Archaeology. Society for Medieval Archaeology Monograph Series 17: 24-46.
Petts, D. (2002). Votive Hoards in Late Roman Britain: Pagan or Christian? In The Cross Goes North: Processes of Conversion in Northern Europe, AD 300–1300. Carver, M. Woodbridge: Boydell and Brewer. 109-118.
Petts, D. (1999). Christianity and the End of Roman Britain. In TRAC 98: Proceedings of the Eighth Annual Theoretical Roman Archaeology Conference, University of Leicester, April 1998. Baker, P., Forcey, C., Jundi, S. & Witcher, R. Oxford: Oxbow Books. 86-95.
Petts, D. (1998). Burial and gender in late and sub-Roman Britain. In TRAC 97: Proceedings of the Seventh Annual Theoretical Roman Archaeology Conference, University of Nottingham, April 1997. Forcey, C., Hawthorne, J. & Witcher, R. Oxford: Oxbow Books. 112-124.
Petts, D. (1998). Landscape and cultural identity in Roman Britain. In Cultural Identity in the Roman Empire. Berry, J. & Laurence, R. London: Routledge. 79-94.
Petts, D. (1997). Elite settlement in late Roman and sub-Roman Britain. In TRAC 96: Proceedings of the sixth annual Theoretical Roman Archaeology Conference, Sheffield 1996. Meadows, K., Lemke, C. & Heron, J. Oxford: Oxbow Books. 101-112.
Petts, D & Turner, S (2012). Early Medieval Northumbria: Kingdoms and Communities AD450-1100. Brepols.
Petts, D. (2013). Expanding the archaeology of Holy Island (Lindisfarne). Medieval Archaeology57: 302-307.