Irkliyiv Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Cherkasy
District
Chornobai
Settlement
Irkliyiv
Site address
The cemetery site is located on the north-western corner of the intersection of Lytovchenka Street and Platona Symyrenka Street.
GPS coordinates
49.51231, 32.33493
Perimeter length
302 metres. Perimeter is approximate.
Is the cemetery demolished
yes
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Demolished and overbuilt Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery site is now occupied by private gardens, adjacent to private gardens. No traces of the cemetery itself remain.
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
Private
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. Considering it appears on a Russian map from 1929, it can be assumed the cemetery already existed by the early 20th century. According to locals, the cemetery was demolished during the Soviet era. No visible traces of the cemetery or its boundaries remain today.

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