Surveys in Ukraine

ESJF 2019/20 surveys in five European countries

Chernelytsya Old Jewish Cemetery

Drone survey :
Chernelytsya Old Jewish Cemetery
Historical map and perimeter :
Chernelytsya Old Jewish Cemetery

Country:
Ukraine
Region:
Ivano-Frankivsk
District:
Horodenka
Settlement:
Chernelytsya Old
Site Address:
The cemetery is located adjacent to the house at 1, Prykarpats'ka Street.
GPS coordinates:
48.8111,25.42563
Perimeter length:
185 metres
Is the cemetery demolished:
No
Type and height of existing fence:
No fence
General Site Condition:
Unfenced Jewish cemetery. The cemetery is slightly overgrown. Several gravestones are buried in the ground. Locals firewood and brushwood on the cemetery site. It is also used for animal grazing.
Number of existing gravestones:
30. Many old gravestones are hardly readable. According to the VAAD database, there were 4 gravestones to the left of the gate. Its GPS coordinates are 48.81252, 25.43047. ESJF expedition found only one of them.
Urgency of erecting a fence:
High
Land Ownership:
Municipality/Property of local community
Drone surveys:
Yes

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. First, it appears on the First Austrian military survey of 1770-1780s. It can be assumed that the cemetery already existed in the late 18th century. Later, it was not marked on maps.