Nyzhniy Bystryy Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Zakarpattia
District
Khust
Settlement
Nyzhniy Bystryy
Site address
Nyzhniy Bystryy Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.35478, 23.52910
Perimeter length
89 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
Concrete panelled fencing with metal gates, installed by ESJF (July 2016).
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery. The cemetery is slightly overgrown. It requires clearing.
Number of existing gravestones
20
Date of oldest tombstone
1850
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. It was not marked on a cadastral map of 1864-1865, but the earliest preserved gravestone dates to the mid-19th century. The fence was installed by ESJF in 2015.