Hoshcha Old Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Rivne
District
Hoshcha
Settlement
Hoshcha
Site address
Hoshcha Old Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
50.59655,26.68016
Perimeter length
238 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
yes
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Demolished and overbuilt Jewish cemetery
General site condition
Demolished and overbuilt Jewish cemetery. A local employment centre was built over the cemetery site.
Number of existing gravestones
No tombstones preserved
Date of oldest tombstone
Date of newest tombstone
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
State
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. However, as it appears on a Russian map of the region from 1898 it can be assumed the cemetery already existed in the late 19th century.