Svatuse Old Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Slovakia
Region
Kosice
District
Trebišov
Settlement
Svatuse
Site address
Svatuse old Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.426882, 21.924792
Perimeter length
N/A
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
Unfenced Jewish cemetery. The cemetery is located in a densely wooded area behind an abandoned house. The site requires clearance.
Number of existing gravestones
The ESJF survey team were unable to find any. However, according to locals, at least 2 matzevot should remain on the site.
Date of oldest tombstone
Date of newest tombstone
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
No
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. Given it appears on an Austro-Hungarian map of the region from the 1880s, it was most likely founded no later than the late 19th century.

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