Several landmarks were achieved at Tunbridge Wells as Kent's batsmen plundered more than 600 runs before dismissing Essex twice in three days for a thumping maximum-points win at the Nevill Ground.
Centuries for Ben Harmison and Sam Billings were followed by career-best figures for Calum Haggett and Matt Hunn to give Kent a 3-2 lead in the battle for the Mike Denness Challenge Shield.
Here are some of the stats behind the record win against our neighbours…
Biggest Kent total on home soil
Third highest ever Kent innings total (highest: 803-4d v Essex, Brentwood (1934) & 652-7d v Middlesex, Uxbridge (2009).
Second highest LV= County Championship total in 2015 (highest: Lancs 698/5d v Glamorgan, Colwyn Bay)
An innings and 207 runs win
Most decisive win in LV= County Championship in 2015
Second most decisive result at Tunbridge Wells (best: innings & 294 runs v Warwickshire, 1928)
Fifth most decisive result of all time (best: innings & 314 runs v Gloucestershire, Catford, 1909)
Calum Haggett 4/43 in 2nd inns and 7/97 in match
Tournament best for Sam Billings (100*) and Matt Hunn (4/47)
50th LV= County Championship wicket for Darren Stevens
Five firstinnings dismissals by Sam Billings, season-best (6 in match, joint-best with Lancs at Old Trafford)