Surveys in Ukraine

ESJF 2019/20 surveys in five European countries

Lanchyn Jewish Cemetery

Drone survey :
Lanchyn Jewish Cemetery
Historical map and perimeter :
Lanchyn Jewish Cemetery

Country:
Ukraine
Region:
Ivano-Frankivsk
District:
Nadvirna
Settlement:
Lanchyn
Site Address:
To reach the cemetery, proceed in the eastern direction along Shuhevycha street. Turn left after the bridge over the Slobushnytsya river. Proceed for 100 metres. The cemetery is located on the right of the road.
GPS coordinates:
48.56492, 24.77435
Perimeter length:
241 metres
Is the cemetery demolished:
No
Type and height of existing fence:
No fence
General Site Condition:
Unfenced Jewish cemetery. The cemetery is severely overgrown. It requires clearing and fencing.
Number of existing gravestones:
30. Gravestones from the site were used to build a foundation of the Lenin monument.1840
Date of Oldest Tombstone:
1840
Date of Newest Tombstone:
193(4) (the inscription is hardly readable)
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 Austrian maps of the 1880s, and, later, on Polish maps of 1939. The oldest preserved gravestone relates to the mid-19th century. According to locals, the cemetery was partly demolished during the Soviet period.