Hlynne Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Rivne
District
Rokytne
Settlement
Hlynne
Site address
Hlynne Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
51.528108,27.413573
Perimeter length
237 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
Type of the fence
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery. The site is well-maintained, but the majority of the cemetery was demolished. A few preserved matzevot and fragments of tombstones remain around the site. No specific work is required.
Number of existing gravestones
3. There also a few matzevot fragments.
Date of oldest tombstone
The only preserved tombstone is dated to 1928.
Date of newest tombstone
Urgency of erecting a fence
Medium
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
There is a memorial dedicated to demolished graves and the old cemetery, installed by former residents of Hlynne in 1999.
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown, but it can be inferred from the date on the preserved tombstone that it was founded in the early 19th century. It first appears on a Russian topographic map from 1916 and, later, on a Polish map from 1939.