Warta New Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Poland
Region
Łódzkie Voivodeship
District
Sieradz
Settlement
Warta
Site address
24, Sadowa Street.
GPS coordinates
51.71596, 18.6218
Perimeter length
444 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
There is a concrete wall about 1.8m high.
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
It is a well preserved and well kept cemetery. Many tombstones have been preserved. There are two memorial plaques at the cemetery. Parts of the cemetery are slightly overgrown by grass, but it seems to be cut regularly. Some fragments of tombstones can also be found in the cemetery.
Number of existing gravestones
About 500. Many of them are in very good condition, and have beautiful carved ornamentations with various themes, such as lions, birds, books, floral and others. Many matzevot have great artistic value and have been well preserved, there are various types of tombstones that can be found in the cemetery.
Date of oldest tombstone
1812
Date of newest tombstone
1942
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
There are two memorial monuments.
Drone surveys
Yes

Historical overview