Lypovets New Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Vinnytsia
District
Lypovets’
Settlement
Lypovets'
Site address
Lypovets' New Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
49.2216640, 29.0449320
Perimeter length
636 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
Unfenced Jewish cemetery. The cemetery is divided into two sections. The older of the two is somewhat overgrown with bushes and tall grass, while the newer is well-maintained. Some of the older tombstones are partially sunken in the ground. The site is used for cattle grazing, and borders both farm land and private houses.
Number of existing gravestones
Total amount is about 370 (300 - old part, 70 - new part)
Date of oldest tombstone
1862
Date of newest tombstone
2002
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. However, the oldest preserved tombstone dates to the latter half of the 19th century and the site cannot be found marked on Russian maps of the region from the 1880s, nor on a Polish map from 1939.