It takes its name from a long-vanished level crossing where the road crossed the now-defunct Cheddington to Aylesbury Line a branch line connecting the West Coast Main Line at Cheddington and Aylesbury. It consists of a public house and a few private houses, the easterly part of the former railway has been made into a road. It is a distinct settlement separated from Broughton itself by the Aylesbury Arm of the Grand Union Canal.
There is an urban myth that there was once a railway station or halt there.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Broughton Crossing.|
|This Buckinghamshire location article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|