Bilky Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Zakarpattia
District
Irshava
Settlement
Bilky
Site address
To reach the cemetery, turn on to Ivana Franka Street from the main village street. Cross the railway and proceed for 175 metres. Turn right to the secondary road. Proceed for 100 metres. The cemetery is located on the left of the road.
GPS coordinates
48.30659, 23.14045
Perimeter length
370 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
The cemetery is surrounded by a new concrete fence of two metres height.
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery is slightly overgrown.
Number of existing gravestones
500
Date of oldest tombstone
1846
Date of newest tombstone
2008
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Presumably, there is an ohel on the cemetery site.
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. Firstly it appears on a cadastral map in 1865, but the earliest preserved tombstone dates from the first half of the 19th century. The cemetery is fenced.

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