Surveys in Greece

ESJF 2019/20 surveys in five European countries

Kos New Jewish Cemetery

Perimeter map:

Kos New Jewish Cemetery map

Country:
Greece
Region:
South Aegean
District:
Kos
Settlement:
Kos
Site Address:
15, Asklipioy Street (the houses on the opposite side of the street are numbers 20 and 22, Asklipioy Street).
GPS coordinates:
36.88682, 27.27504
Perimeter length:
194 metres
Is the cemetery demolished:
No
Type and height of existing fence:
The cemetery has a masonry fence of up to 1.5 metres height.
General Site Condition:
The cemetery is in good condition. It is cleaned annually and repaired by the Rhodes Jewish community.
Number of existing gravestones:
36. The cemetery includes two tombstones from 1772 and 1802, which were most likely brought to this site from another cemetery.
Date of Oldest Tombstone:
1914
Date of Newest Tombstone:
1995
Urgency of erecting a fence:
The cemetery is fenced.
Land Ownership:
Property of local community
Preserved Construction on Site:
The ruins of a building with graves inside, possibly an ohel, can be found in the cemetery’s northern part.
Drone surveys:
Yes