Bene Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Zakarpattia
District
Berehove
Settlement
Bene
Site address
The cemetery is located adjacent to 2, Hedyolyo Street.
GPS coordinates
48.16798, 22.76336
Perimeter length
249 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
The cemetery is surrounded by an old metal mesh fence of 1.5 metres height.
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery is well-maintained. There is an abandoned building on the southwestern part of the site. It requires re-fencing.
Number of existing gravestones
33
Date of oldest tombstone
1814
Date of newest tombstone
1941
Urgency of erecting a fence
Low
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The period of the cemetery’s establishment is not known. It first appears on a cadastral map of 1865, but the earliest preserved gravestone dates from the early 19th century.

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