Australia regained the Ashes with a 150-run victory in the Third Test in Perth.
England, resuming the final day on 251-5 in their second innings in pursuit of a world record 504 to win, were dismissed for 353 early in the afternoon session.
The result gives the hosts an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five-match series following a 381-run victory in Brisbane and a 218-run success in Adelaide.
|BA Stokes||c †Haddin b Lyon||120||195|
|MJ Prior†||c †Haddin b Johnson||26||72|
|TT Bresnan||c Rogers b Johnson||12||40|
|GP Swann||c Smith b Lyon||4||6|
|SCJ Broad||not out||2||7|
|JM Anderson||c Bailey b Johnson||2||8|
|Extras||(b 13, lb 13, w 6)||32|
It took 80 minutes for the Baggy Greens to make the breakthrough when Matt Prior flailed at Mitchell Johnson's delivery angled across him and Brad Haddin took the catch behind the stumps.
THAT IS OUT - Prior's (26) resistance is broken in the softest of ways, a loose waft to a ball outside off and Haddin does the rest 296-6— Dean Wilson (@CricketMirror) December 17, 2013
Ben Stokes resumed on 72 and brought up his maiden hundred in just his second Test off 159 balls with 16 boundaries.
It was England's first ton of the series and came when the Durham all-rounder gloved a short Johnson delivery down to the long-leg boundary.
Ben Stokes (22y-196d) 2nd youngest Englishman to score a Test century at #6 after Denis Compton (20y-19d v Aus Nottingham June 1938) #Ashes— Mohandas Menon (@mohanstatsman) December 17, 2013
The tourists reached 332-6 at lunch but Stokes departed soon after the adjournment for 120 when an attempted slog sweep off Lyon only yielded an under edge taken by Haddin.
Played Ben Stokes. pic.twitter.com/eK5YVi2frI— ESPNcricinfo (@ESPNcricinfo) December 17, 2013
Graeme Swann was promoted to No. 9 ahead of the injured Stuart Broad but swiftly departed for just four after offering a bat-pad inside edge.
WICKET! Lyon gets another! Swann presents a simple bat-pad catch to Smith at short-leg. Eng 347-8. Broad the next man in... #ashes— Sky Sports Cricket (@SkyCricket) December 17, 2013
Just seven balls later, Chris Rogers took a superb diving catch at mid-off to remove Tim Bresnan (12) after he was deceived by a Johnson slower ball.
Fittingly, star bowler Johnson picked up the final wicket when Jimmy Anderson popped up a catch to George Bailey at short leg as Australia regained the Ashes.
The hosts will hope to emulate the 5-0 whitewash they achieved in the 2006-07 series and battle continues with the Fourth Test in Melbourne on Boxing Day.