Rokytne Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Kyiv
District
Rokytne
Settlement
Rokytne
Site address
Rokytne Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
51.281946,27.234279
Perimeter length
184 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
Type of the fence
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery. The preserved section of the cemetery is fenced. Some of the graves are overgrown with bushes, but the cemetery is otherwise in good condition. Many of the graves have new monuments or inscriptions. Some clearance may be required. The fence is in good condition. Multiple remnants resembling matzevot (without inscriptions) were found outside the fenced area. Further research is required to determine whether the cemetery's perimeter was larger in the past.
Number of existing gravestones
125. More than 100 are legible.
Date of oldest tombstone
1921
Date of newest tombstone
2005
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
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. The oldest tombstone dates to the early 20th century so it can be assumed that the cemetery emerged during that period. It appears on a Polish map of the region from 1939.