Bedevlya Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Zakarpattia
District
Tiachiv
Settlement
Bedevlya
Site address
The cemetery is located opposite to the house at 15, Ruchkaia Street. The Christian cemetery is located in the northern direction from it.
GPS coordinates
48.01091, 23.65796
Perimeter length
187 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
The cemetery is surrounded by a metal mesh fence with metal gates on brick pillars, constructed by ESJF in July 2016.
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery is severely overgrown. It requires clearing. The metal mesh fence was cut off on the side opposite to the gates. Locals are passing through the cemetery to their houses. The damaged section of the fence requires fixing.
Number of existing gravestones
Over 100
Date of oldest tombstone
1840
Date of newest tombstone
1942
Urgency of erecting a fence
Low
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
Yes

Historical overview

The period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. First, it appears on a cadastral map of 1863, but the earliest preserved tombstone relates to the first half of the 19th century. The fence was installed by ESJF in July 2016.

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