The Velmerstot is the northernmost and highest hill in the Eggegebirge ridge in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia. It has two summits, the Prussian Velmerstot (Preußische Velmerstot) ( ), which lies on the territory of Steinheim-Sandebeck in the county of Höxter, and the Lippe Velmerstot (Lippische Velmerstot) (51°50′26″N 8°37′16″E, ), which is located in the county of Lippe. The whole hill is part of the Teutoburg Forest / Egge Hills Nature Park.
Lippische Velmerstot and its memorial
|Prominence||120 m ↓ West of Neuenheerse|
|Isolation||25.6 km → Köterberg (Lippe Uplands)|
During the Cold War, the hill had a NATO and Dutch air defence installations; they left by 1994 and the installations were torn down in 2002/03.
- Isolation and prominence by TK 25; wind gap at about 348 m.
- Hans-Martin Wienke: Silbermühle, Velmerstot und die Höhlen des Teutoburger Waldes. Schnelle, Detmold, o.J. (1982?)