Goraj New Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Poland
Region
Lublin Voivodeship
District
BiƂgoraj
Settlement
Goraj
Site address
The cemetery is located on Cmentarna Street, around 100m away from the catholic cemetery in Goraj towards the city center, it is opposite from the catholic cemetery and No.13 Cmentarna street.
GPS coordinates
50.71954, 22.66357
Perimeter length
327,47 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
yes
Type and height of existing fence
Yes, it is fenced with a metal mesh around 1.8m high. The fence is destroyed in many places.
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
It is a demolished Jewish cemetery. No tombstones have been preserved. The fence is destroyed in many places. In the cemetery there is a monument informing about the existence of a cemetery and a lapidarium with 8 preserved matzevot fragments. Both monuments are destroyed.
Number of existing gravestones
8 fragments of matzevot have survived. These were embedded in the lapidarium monument that had been destroyed. Fragments of matzevot covered with moss are hard to locate.
Date of oldest tombstone
N/A
Date of newest tombstone
N/A
Urgency of erecting a fence
Low
Land ownership
Municipality
Preserved construction on site
No
Drone surveys
Yes

Historical overview