Surveys

ESJF 2019/20 surveys in five European countries

Balazher Jewish Cemetery

Drone survey:

Historical map and perimeter:

Country:
Ukraine
Region:
Zakarpattia
District:
Berehove
Settlement:
Balazher
Site Address:
48, Shevchenka Street. The cemetery is on the opposite side of the road.
GPS coordinates:
48.24896, 22.61225
Perimeter length:
73 metres
Is the cemetery demolished:
No
Type and height of existing fence:
The cemetery is surrounded by an old concrete fence of 1.7 metres height.
General Site Condition:
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery. The cemetery is slightly overgrown. It requires clearing. The fence is in good condition.
Number of existing gravestones:
15
Date of Oldest Tombstone:
1904
Date of Newest Tombstone:
1943
Urgency of erecting a fence:
Fence is not needed
Land Ownership:
Property of local community/municipality
Drone surveys:
Yes

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown, but it can be assumed that it emerged in the 19th century. The oldest preserved gravestones dates to the early 20th century. It appears on cadastral maps of 1865.