Velykyy Bychkiv Old Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Zakarpattia
District
Rakhiv
Settlement
Velykyy Bychkiv
Site address
Velykyy Bychkiv Old Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
47.96028, 24.02743
Perimeter length
195 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 cemetery is slightly overgrown. It requires clearing. The fence is in a good condition.
Number of existing gravestones
120
Date of oldest tombstone
1897
Date of newest tombstone
1977
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. Since it was not marked on a cadastral map of 1858, most likely it appeared later. The earliest preserved gravestone dates to the end of the 19th century.