Koshel’ovo Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Zakarpattia
District
Khust
Settlement
Koshel'ovo
Site address
Koshel'ovo Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.23360, 23.33956
Perimeter length
179 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
yes
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 cemetery is well-maintained. The fence is in excellent condition.
Number of existing gravestones
300
Date of oldest tombstone
1801
Date of newest tombstone
1976
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
There is the ohel of Yaakov Yoel HaLevi (died in 1922) on the cemetery site, constructed by Ohalei Tzadikim – Gader Avot.
Drone surveys
Yes

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown, but according to the dates on the preserved gravestones, it can be assumed that it emerged in the early 19th century. First, it appears on a cadastral map of 1865. The site is fenced.