Shyroke Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Zakarpattia
District
Vynohradiv
Settlement
Shyroke
Site address
To reach the cemetery, proceed for 50 metres in the eastern direction from the intersection of Shevchenka Street and Haharina Street. Turn right on to the secondary road parallel to Haharina Street. Proceed to the end of the road. The cemetery is located in the gardens on the left side of the road.
GPS coordinates
48.21103, 23.11298
Perimeter length
70 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
The cemetery is surrounded by a new concrete fence of 1.5 metres height, constructed by ESJF in December 2018.
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery is slightly overgrown. It requires clearing.
Number of existing gravestones
17
Date of oldest tombstone
1934
Date of newest tombstone
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 period of the cemetery’s establishment is not known. It first appears on a cadastral map of 1865, but the earliest preserved gravestone dates from the first half of the 20th century. The cemetery was fenced by ESJF in 2019.

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