Hlynne Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Site address
Starting at the Ukrposhta office, head 300 metres north then turn left and continue for a further 100 metres. The cemetery can be found on the right side of the road.
GPS coordinates
51.528108, 27.413573
Perimeter length
237 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
Type and height of existing fence
The cemetery is surrounded by a 1 metre tall wooden fence.
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The site is well-maintained, but the majority of the cemetery was demolished. A few preserved matzevot and fragments of tombstones remain around the site. No specific work is required.
Number of existing gravestones
3. There also a few matzevot fragments.
Date of oldest tombstone
The only preserved tombstone is dated to 1928.
Date of newest tombstone
Urgency of erecting a fence
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
There is a memorial dedicated to demolished graves and the old cemetery, installed by former residents of Hlynne in 1999.
Drone surveys

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown, but it can be inferred from the date on the preserved tombstone that it was founded in the early 19th century. It first appears on a Russian topographic map from 1916 and, later, on a Polish map from 1939.