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Circ Jewish Cemetery

Perimeter map :
Circ Jewish Cemetery

Country:
Slovakia
Region:
Presov
District:
Stará Ľubovňa
Settlement:
Čirč
Site Address:
Starting on Romska Street, cross the bridge at the near end of the street and proceed uphill for 100 metres. The site can be found on the left.
GPS coordinates:
49.277791,20.921622
Perimeter length:
241 metres
Is the cemetery demolished:
No
Type and height of existing fence:
Type of the fence. The cemetery is surrounded by an old 0.5 metre tall stone wall.
General Site Condition:
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery. The cemetery site is split between woodland and a valley. It is overgrown with tall grass, which should be cut.
Number of existing gravestones:
Around 100
Date of Oldest Tombstone:
1856
Urgency of erecting a fence:
Medium. There is a fence, but it's old and low.
Land Ownership:
Municipality/Property of local community
Drone surveys:
Yes

There is little available information on the establishment of the cemetery. The preserved tombstones date from the latter half of the 19th century to the beginning of the 20th