Do you have any pictures you can share with me?
Thanks for the nice pictures.
What size are the timber beam members that come out perpendicular to the house and are supported by the wood posts on concrete piers?
Sorry for the delay.
From your pictures, it appears you will need provide additional timber posts directly under the two post that are on top of the porch, on each side of the existing stone steps.
I’d like to point out that a Professional Engineer’s standard of care typically includes a site visit to assess field conditions and get an overall understanding of the structure. This can obviously not be accomplished through the internet. The information provided here is meant for planning purposes only (general sizing and budgeting) and is based on the information provided by you. All loading cases considered are for vertical loads only, no lateral analysis has been completed. The information should be verified by a professional engineer who can visit the site to ensure that potentially important information has not been overlooked or omitted.
I would use a triple 2x8 to span between the two new posts under the porch.
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