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Yes, in the UK, Father's half would be rebased at the date of death (not liable to CGT on death but possibly IHT was relevant).

As for your situation you may need to study this but you will need to try and establish when it was your Main or only residence (noting "The final 18 months of your period of ownership always qualify for relief, regardless of how you use the property in that time, as long as the dwelling house has been your only or main residence at some point."):

More generally I think I recognise your username but, as this is TMF USA, you may have been looking for the old TMF UK Discussion Boards. Sadly these no longer exist but with the knowledge of TMF UK, a couple of Fools set up a replacement website, quaintly named The Lemon Fool (TLF). A number of us old Fools are over there. If you register at TLF, you can find your way to Taxes here:

Hope to see you over the pond.
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