Skierniewice Old Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Poland
Region
Łódzkie Voivodeship
District
Skierniewice
Settlement
Skierniewice
Site address
The cemetery is located adjacent to 32, Strobowska Street, on the right hand side.
GPS coordinates
51.944582, 20.150291
Perimeter length
169 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
The cemetery is fenced by a 2m high hedge along the street and from the north, where there is a path leading over the lagoon. On the northern and western sides, there are the remains of the former fence in the form of concrete pillars and a metal mesh.
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery is located on a private property, in a well kept garden. Several tombstones, fragments and an ohel have been preserved in good condition. It is likely that the cemetery area originally covered the entire plot of 32, Strobowska Street.
Number of existing gravestones
There were 12 tombstones found. All of them are broken, and have missing pieces. Many tombstones were returned to the cemetery and as such are not in their original positions. The ohel is well preserved.
Date of oldest tombstone
1894
Date of newest tombstone
N/A
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Private
Preserved construction on site
There is an Ohel dedicated to Rabbi Szymon Bornstein, the son of Mordechai Menahem Mendel (of Warka).
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview