Pokotylove New Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Kirovohrad
District
Novoarkhangelsky
Settlement
Pokotylove
Site address
Starting at the Pokotylovo sign at the southwest exit of the village, head for 500 metres in the direction of village of Orlovo for 500 metres before turning left down the dirt road. Carry on for 250 metres. The cemetery site is located in the overgrown section in the centre of the field.
GPS coordinates
48.46161, 30.68094
Perimeter length
253 мetres, 129 мetres. The map shows two adjacent small areas next to each other.
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Unfenced Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The site is overgrown with vegetation. The cemetery is located in the centre of a field, and only 2 mazevot were discovered by the survey team. The cemetery requires urgent clearance and fencing.
Number of existing gravestones
2. More tombstones may be obscured by the vegetation.
Date of oldest tombstone
N/A
Date of newest tombstone
N/A
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
State
Preserved construction on site
No
Drone surveys
Yes

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. However, given it can be found marked on a Red Army map of the region from 1941, it can be inferred it was established no later than the first half of the 20th century.

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