Surveys

ESJF 2019/20 surveys in five European countries

Didymoteicho New Jewish Cemetery

Drone survey:

Perimeter map:

Country:
Greece
Region:
Eastern Macedonia and Thrace
District:
Evros
Settlement:
Didymoteicho
Site Address:
Having left the town of Didymoteicho westbound on Epar.Od Didimotichou-Metaxades Street, turn left near the Christian cemetery and proceed for 230 metres. The old cemetery is located 15 metres from the road on the left.
GPS coordinates:
41.34818, 26.48081
Perimeter length:
218 metres
Is the cemetery demolished:
The cemetery is abandoned and overgrown, with signs of destruction.
Type and height of existing fence:
The old masonry wall is partially preserved and traces of old repairs can be found. The fence’s foundations are preserved.
General Site Condition:
The cemetery is abandoned and overgrown with vegetation. It requires a restoration of its fence, building on the existing foundation.
Number of existing gravestones:
Around 200
Date of Oldest Tombstone:
1879/5639
Date of Newest Tombstone:
1931/5691
Urgency of erecting a fence:
The cemetery is under threat of destruction.
Land Ownership:
Unknown
Drone surveys:
Yes