Surveys

ESJF 2019/20 surveys in five European countries

Berehuyfalu Jewish Cemetery

Drone survey:


Historical map and perimeter:

Country:
Ukraine
Region:
Zakarpattia
District:
Berehove
Settlement:
Berehuyfalu
Site Address:
The cemetery is located at the backyard of 7, Pushkina Street.
GPS coordinates:
48.27467, 22.80659
Perimeter length:
94 metres
Is the cemetery demolished:
No
Type and height of existing fence:
The cemetery is surrounded by an old metal mesh fence of 1.5 metres height and partly surrounded by an old wooden fence.
General Site Condition:
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery. The cemetery is slightly overgrown, fruit trees are growing on the site. It requires clearing and re-fencing. Part of the cemetery site is used for private gardening.
Number of existing gravestones:
46
Date of Oldest Tombstone:
1827
Date of Newest Tombstone:
1948
Urgency of erecting a fence:
Medium
Land Ownership:
Property of local community/municipality
Drone surveys:
Yes

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