Chepa Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Zakarpattia
District
Vynohradiv
Settlement
Chepa
Site address
The cemetery is located in the northern part of Chepa village. Proceed for about 260 metres west on Fohoroshi Street, from the intersection with Myru Street. Turn left on to the dirt road. Proceed for 260 metres to the abandoned buildings of a collective farm. The cemetery is located in the field behind the building.
GPS coordinates
48.07415, 23.01714
Perimeter length
150 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
The cemetery is surrounded by a new concrete fence of 1.5 metres height, constructed by ESJF in December 2018.
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery is slightly overgrown. It requires clearing.
Number of existing gravestones
50
Date of oldest tombstone
1822
Date of newest tombstone
1939
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. It first appears on a cadastral map in 1865, but the earliest preserved gravestone dates from the first half of the 19th century. The cemetery was fenced by ESJF in 2018.

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