Lypcha Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Zakarpattia
District
Khust
Settlement
Lypcha
Site address
Lypcha Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.26533, 23.38295
Perimeter length
196 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
Fencing installed by ESJF (August 2016).
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery. The cemetery is slightly overgrown. The territory of the cemetery site is located in the woods. The fence is in excellent condition.
Number of existing gravestones
50
Date of oldest tombstone
1795
Date of newest tombstone
1931
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
Yes

Historical overview

The cemetery was presumably established in the 18th, as the earliest preserved gravestone dates to 1795. It first appears on a cadastral map of 1864-1865. The fence was installed by ESJF in October 2016.