Lypets’ka Polyana Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Zakarpattia
District
Khust
Settlement
Lypets’ka Polyana
Site address
Lypets’ka Polyana Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.33687, 23.36088
Perimeter length
96 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
yes
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Jewish section
General site condition
Jewish section within municipal cemetery. The Jewish section is severely overgrown. It requires clearing. Some gravestones have fallen down.
Number of existing gravestones
50
Date of oldest tombstone
1834
Date of newest tombstone
1914
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 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. It first appears on cadastral maps of 1864.